A very illustrious award, the Legion of Merit is a medal awarded by the U.S. Departments of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Homeland Security. The Legion of Merit medal was authorized by Congress in 1942 to award members of the Armed Forces for exceptionally meritorious conduct and outstanding service. In order of precedence it […]
World War II lasted for six years and one day and involved almost all the world’s countries, divided by the Axis and Allied powers. The Second World War is noted as the deadliest wars with 50 to 85 million fatalities. As the war raged on the U.S. Congress created military medals to honor the service […]
Often abbreviated NDSM, the National Defense Service Medal, is awarded to those who have served an honorable service during dates of conflicts. The National Defense Service Medal is jokingly referred to as a participation medal because it is awarded for honorable active duty service. Although it may be the butt of a joke, the National […]
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.