Diver Badge 1st Class
A silver diving helmet 15/16 inch in height, between two dolphins, 1 inch high. The width is 1 3/32 inches.
Symbolism: The distinctive equipment of the scuba diver represents the skills and abilities required to qualify for the basic diver rating.
Award Eligibility: The requirements for each award are contained in AR 611-75. Several progressive requirements to attain each level of qualification have been established.
Date Approved: The First Class Diver Badge was approved on 15 February 1944.
Subdued Badges: Subdued badges are authorized in metal and cloth. The metal badge for all designs is black. The cloth badge is of olive green base cloth with outlines of the design embroidered in black with background olive drab.
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