USMC Security Guard Ribbon

Service: Marine Corps Instituted: 1997 (retroactive to 1949) Criteria: Successful completion of 24 months of cumulative security guard duty service at a foreign service establishment. Devices: Bronze, Silver Star Marine Corps Security Guard Ribbon – History and Overview The Marine Security Guard Ribbon was established in 1997 and made retroactive to January 28, 1949, the […]

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New Navy Badges Approved for Wear

Medals of America, your premier source for Navy Badges and Insignia, received word of new navy badges that have been approved for wear.  Below is the information we received.     Also approved was the Information Dominance Corps Warfare Insignia for the Navy. This badge displays the Fouled Anchor, Globe, Ocean Waves, Lightning Bold and […]

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Military Display Case for a Local Hero

Medals of America was recently honored to build this military display case for a local hero, PFC Justin Whitmire, who was killed in action in Afghanistan. A local retired military couple delivered the flag and photo of Justin to Medals of America to be enclosed in a display case to honor his service and sacrifice. […]

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Iraq Medal of Commitment

Earlier this year Iraq’s Minister of Defense, Dr. Saadoun Al-Dlaimi, sent notice to the Secretary of Defense authorizing the Government of Iraq Commitment Medal.  Here is an example of how we receive information and announcements on new military medals here at Medals of America. This medal has yet to be adopted and produced. Below is […]

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