Medals and Decorations

A look at various Military Medals, Awards and Orders from around The World.

Russian Order of Merit to The Fatherland

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/russian-order-of-merit-to-the-fatherland 4th Oct 2021 - The ''Russian Order of Merit to The Fatherland'' is an Award first created in 1994 by The Russian Federation. It was the highest Award given by The Fe …

US Armed Forces Cold War Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-armed-forces-cold-war-medal 2nd Oct 2021 - The ''Cold War Service'' Medal is a unique Award of The US Armed Forces. Officially seen as a ''Commemorative'' Medal (which means it is not an offici …

US Army Order of St. Maurice

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-army-order-of-st-maurice 8th Sep 2021 - The US Army Order of St. Maurice, is a non-Official Award Medal issued for acceptance into The Order. The initial Military Occupational Skill of Infan …

US Army de Flurey Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-army-de-flurey-medal 8th Sep 2021 - The ''de Fleury'' Medal (named for French Engineering Officer assigned to The American Army – Francois-Louis de Flurey) is a semi-official US Ar …

Hero of The Russian Federation Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/hero-of-the-russian-federation-medal 7th Aug 2021 - Seen today as an ''Honorific Title'', The Russian awarded ''Hero of The Russian Federation'' is a Medal first issued 1992. It was originally a former …

US Army Jungle Warfare Expert Tab

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-army-jungle-warfare-expert-tab 31st Jul 2021 - ''Tabs'' (as we have seen), are forms of US Army Training Recognition Patches, that identify a particular specialized skill a Soldier achieves. There …

US Army Air Assault Tab

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-army-air-assault-tab 31st Jul 2021 - The US Army ''Air Assault'' Tab was designed in 1963 for wear by Members of the newly created 11th Air Assault Division (Test). The Unit was created t …

American Badge of Military Merit

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/american-badge-of-military-merit 31st Jul 2021 - The first ''unofficial/official'' Award issued by The American Colonial Army to those Soldiers – during The American Revolutionary War (1776-178 …

USMC Brevet Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/usmc-brevet-medal 31st Jul 2021 - Created in 1921, The United States Marine Corps. Brevet Medal was designed to recognize those Marine Officers who had been Brevetted from Junior Offic …

German Panzer Badge

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/german-panzer-badge 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Panzer Badge'' was a German Army Award issued between 1939 and 1945. A ''Chest Badge'', worn on the Left Lower Pocket of The Dress Uniform, The …

British Distinguished Service Order

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/british-distinguished-service-order 31st Jul 2021 - The Distinguished Service Order is an Award given to The British Military for Combat Service, in which The Recipient actually ''fought'' in ''armed co …

German Army Badge of Honor

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/gwerman-army-badge-of-honor 31st Jul 2021 - Created in 1980 and again re-instituted in 2008, The German Army Badge of Honor is a Service Decoration given to Officers, Enlisted and even Civilians …