This Combat Service Identification Badge is for the 172nd Infantry Brigade of the United States Army. This CSIB is a 2 inch pin that has an enamel finish and is ready to be worn on the blue Army Service Uniform. Come with a pin backing to securely place this badge on your uniform to meet regulations. After service this badge could make for a great addition in a Veterans shadow box. The 172nd Infantry Brigade was originally located in Fort Wainwright, Alaska which is represented in the Northern Star and mountains design on the badge. The headquarters is now in Grafenwöhr, Germany and the unit was originally founded in 1917. The 172nd Infantry Brigade combat service identification badge is made and handled 100 percent in the USA.