Coast Guard Medal

Coast Guard Medal

Service: Coast Guard Instituted: 1958 Coast Guard Medal Criteria: Heroism not involving actual conflict with an armed enemy of the United States. Devices: Gold Star The Coast Guard's search and…Read more
Air Force Combat Action Medal

Air Force Combat Action Medal

Service: Air Force Instituted: 2007 (retroactive to 11 Sept. 2001) Criteria: Awarded to Airmen who have direct participated in active combat, either in the air or on the ground, as…Read more
Army Good Conduct Medal – AGCM

Army Good Conduct Medal – AGCM

Army Good Conduct Medal Service: Army Instituted: 1941 Criteria: Exemplary conduct, efficiency and fidelity during three years of active enlisted service with the U.S. Army (1 year during wartime) Devices:…Read more
Bronze Star Medal – BSM

Bronze Star Medal – BSM

The Bronze Star Medal Service: All Services Instituted: 1944 (retroactive to 7 Dec. 1941) Criteria: The Bronze Star is awarded to individuals who, while serving in the United States Armed…Read more
Combat Infantry Badge

Combat Infantry Badge

Combat Infantry Badge Description: A silver and enamel Army badge 1 inch in height and 3 inches in width, consisting of an infantry musket on a light blue bar with…Read more
Only Marines No Former Marines

Only Marines No Former Marines

Attention Marines! It is now official, "There's no such thing as a former Marine." Which, is really kind of cool when you think about it. From Commandant, General James F.…Read more
Legion of Merit Medal

Legion of Merit Medal

Legion of Merit Medal Service: All Services Instituted: 1942 (retroactive to 8 Sept 1939) Legion of Merit Medal Criteria Legion of Merit Medal Criteria: Exceptionally merit­orious conduct in the per­formance…Read more