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.
Military service often includes travel and duty assignments outside the continental United States of America, or overseas. Service overseas allows military service members to their service-specific overseas service ribbon in a multitude of capacities if they meet their service-specific qualifications. To this point, it’s important for service members and veterans to consult their service-specific regulations, […]
While there is no official record of every Purple Heart medal presented to an American Soldier, Sailor, Marine, Airman or Coast Guardsman, the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor estimates nearly two million Purple Heart medals awarded to worthy American service members since the military decoration was established in 1932. Of course, the awarding of […]