Medals and Decorations

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

US Army Military Horseman Badge

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-army-military-horseman-badge 31st Jul 2021 - A ''new'' Award of The US Army, The Military Horseman Identification Badge was authorized for wear in 2017. The Device is only authorized for wear wit …

USMC Special Operators Badge

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/usmc-special-operators-badge 31st Jul 2021 -   Created in 2016 for wear by select US Marine Corps. Service Members, The Special Operators Badge is the ''modern'' equivalent to the older Mari …

US Meritorious Service Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-meritorious-service-medal 31st Jul 2021 - Created in 1969, The US Meritorious Service Medal is an Award given to any Branch of The US Armed Forces. Originally a Peacetime award, after 2001 &nd …

USAAF Technician Qualifications Badge

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/usaaf-technician-qualifications-badge 31st Jul 2021 - Before a separate Armed Service, The US Air Force was under the auspices of The US Army – and identified as The US Army Air Forces (1943 to 1947 …

US China Service Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-china-service-medal 31st Jul 2021 - Developed for issuance by The US Navy – for award to not only those Personnel – but those of The Marine Corps. and Coast Guard, who partic …

USAF Missile Operations Badge

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/usaf-missile-operations-badge 31st Jul 2021 - Created in 1958, The US Air Force Missile Operations Badge is an award given to those Air Force Service Members – trained in the maintaining and …

British ''Waterloo'' Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/british-waterloo-medal 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Waterloo'' Medal was a British Army Award – first authorized for issuance by The House of Commons (under authority of Prince Regent George …

US Armed Forces National Defense Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-armed-forces-national-defense-medal 31st Jul 2021 - Originally created under Orders of US President Dwight Eisenhower ion 1953, The National Defense Service Medal is a current Award given to all Members …

US Army Valorous Unit Citation

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-army-valorous-unit-citation 31st Jul 2021 - Also known as The Valorous Unit Service Citation, this is an Award given to certain US Army Units who – during combat (War), have distinguished …

US Army Indian Campaign Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-army-indian-campaign-medal 31st Jul 2021 - The Indian Campaign Medal is an out of service Medal, awarded to Members of The US Army, who served in Actions against ''hostile'' Native American For …

US Armed Forces Presidential Service Badge

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-armed-forces-presidential-service-badge 31st Jul 2021 - Created in 1964, The US Armed Forces Presidential Service Badge is an Identification Badge use to identify certain Military Staff of all Branches, tha …

US Armed Forces Joint Meritorious Unit Citation

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-armed-forces-joint-meritorious-unit-citation 31st Jul 2021 - Although resembling an Award Ribbon, The Joint Meritorious Unit Citation is not a Ribbon nor Medal, but the physical representation of a paper citatio …