The Small Craft pin was first created in the 1970s following the close of the Vietnam War. It was created to give recognition to the trained naval personnel who comprised the inshore boat units and river assault commands. The small craft pin is issued to both officers and enlisted members. This badge has a gold finish and is a miniature that is ready for official United States Navy uniforms. Will fit perfectly on uniforms like a service dress blue uniform with pins in the back securing it to your uniform. Although it would also fit perfectly in a shadow box collection. This Navy insignia is handled and made in the USA.