Receiving a medal for your service in the military is not always automatic. In many cases, military service members have to apply to receive their medals, or to replace lost or damaged medals. Family members may also be curious as to what kind of awards and distinguishments their veterans have received, and if their veterans […]
There are two kinds of marksmanship badges: marksmanship qualification badges and marksmanship competition badges. Both can be earned through military completion of courses and competitions, or through civilian competitions, law enforcement qualification programs and organizations such as the National Rifle Association (NRA). Currently, the Army and Marines are the only two branches of the military […]
Everyone wants to be recognized for their hard work and efforts, especially veterans. After all, they put their lives on the line to protect our country and freedoms. Boosting veteran morale is more important than ever since 31% of the federal government workforce is filled currently by former military personnel. Higher levels of veteran morale […]
Preserving our ancestor’s personal belongings is just as important as keeping vital documents to pass down through the generations. If one or more of your ancestors were active in the military, you might be wondering how to preserve their precious medals and uniforms. If you are an active duty member yourself, you may be looking […]
A Fleet Marine Force (FMF) badge is an outward signal of a sailor’s dedication to bettering themselves and committing to every aspect of their career as a sailor as well as their partner service, the United States Marine Corps.