Technician 5 Stripes badge was added in 1942 as an Army technician rank during WWII. Identified differently than the command badge with a capital T under the stripes. T/5 or TEC 5 stripes are placed on the shoulder sleeve insignia to show class rank. These stripes are uniform and shadow box ready. This Official U.S. Army WWII-KOREA Enlisted Sleeve Rank is for WWII-Korea uniform purposes and is sold in pairs.