Army Combat Infantry Badge - Miniature
Miniature COMBAT INFANTRY BADGE
1 1/4' in length.
A silver and enamel badge 1' high and 3' width, consisting of an infantry musket on a light blue bar with a silver border, on and over an elliptical oak wreath.
Presented to those officers and soldiers, in the grade of Colonel and below, who participate in active ground combat while assigned as a member of an infantry or special forces unit, brigade or smaller size, during any period subsequent to December 6, 1941.
A primary requirement is that the recipient must hold an infantry or special forces military occupational specialty; for all other Army personnel a special order must be issued to authorize the award of the CIB to non-Infantry personnel.
Note: If issued during World War II it is automatic authorization for the Bronze Star Medal (F018).