Not Your Normal Shooting Badges

In 1887, the U.S. Secretary of War started the Distinguished Marksman Badge program to award service members in rifle, revolver and carbine. Since then, the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the government have come up with tons of badges like the NRA Distinguished Smallbore Rifleman Badge Prone, Law Enforcement Semi-Automatic Pistol, Rifle Team Match, Interservice […]

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Rifle Qualification Bar

The Rifle Qualification Bar is an attachment for Marksman, Sharpshooter or Expert Qualification Badge.   Weapons qualification bars: Originally of sterling silver these bars of white metal have rings at the top for attaching to the Expert, Sharpshooter and Marksmanship qualification badge or to the last previously earned bar. Qualification Bars: Bars with the following inscriptions are […]

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Army Expert Infantry Badge

The main difference between the CIB and this award is that the Combat Infantryman Badge is awarded for participation in infantry ground combat, while the Expert Infantryman Badge is presented for completion of an approved Army training course. Due to the rigid testing procedures, many holders of the Army Expert Infantry Badge value it more […]

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