Morale patches have been present in the U.S. military since WWI and WWII with the development of division and insignia patches, spearheaded by the 81st Division, the Wildcats. Besides rank, there was no other way to determine U.S. soldiers apart by division or unit. After the creation of rank, unit, and division patches, came along […]
Happy Birthday, Army! This year the U.S. Army turns 244. We salute all the soldiers who have ever served in the U.S. Army in any capacity; from soldiers in boot camp to veterans and retired service-members. We want to highlight the Army veterans that work at Medals of America and have made an impact on […]
On June 6, 1944, the invasion of the beaches of France, famously known as D-Day, included American and Allied forces storming the beaches in hopes of breaching the Nazi’s hold on France. After D-Day the Nazi forces were pushed further east to Paris. The Invasion of Normandy began with air attacks, glider and parachute landings, […]
A Meal, Ready-to-Eat (MRE) is a self-contained package that includes everything you need to prepare and eat the food inside. MREs are typically associated with the military, but civilians can also purchase military-grade MREs. These MREs have become popular with survivalists, glampers and preppers and are often used in humanitarian aid in disaster areas.
Military medals, challenge coins and other paraphernalia common in the military deserve proper display. Don’t let the award you earned serving your country collect dust in a box stored in your attic. Your military achievements and memorabilia such as ribbons, tabs and medals of valor can be proudly displayed in your home or office.