Basic Parachute Badge

    Basic Parachute Badge from Medals of America. With 35 years of veteran experience, you know every badge and cap badge is guaranteed new and official. Perfect for your uniform or display.

    Product Description

    Basic Parachute Badge
    An oxidized silver badge 1-13/64 inches in height and 1-1/2 inches in width, consisting of an open parachute on and over a pair of stylized wings displayed and curving inward. A star and wreath are added above the parachute canopy to indicate the degree of qualification. A star above the canopy indicates a Senior Parachutist; the star surrounded by a laurel wreath indicates a Master Parachutist. Small stars are superimposed on the appropriate badge to indicate combat jumps.

    Symbolism: The wings suggest flight and, together with the open parachute, symbolize individual proficiency and parachute qualifications.

    Award Eligibility: basic, Senior and Master Parachutist badges are awarded to individuals rated excellent in character and efficiency who have met the following requirements:

    BASIC Parachutist: Satisfactorily completed the prescribed proficiency test while assigned to an airborne unit or the Airborne Department of the Infantry School or having participated in one combat parachute jump.

    This item is also available to be embroidered on many of our custom embroidered items, printed onto a Custom T-Shirt, or engraved onto a flag case, pint glass. See our Custom Builders section!

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