USMC Stripes Gold Red Set of 1 pr Sew On

In stock
  • Officially Hallmarked and approved by the U.S. Institute of Heraldry
  • Official issue, MCO 1020.34H, Approved for Wear
  • Made in USA
  • Measures: 4 1/2" x 1"
  • Sold in pairs

The United States Marine Corps awards each stripe for four years of duty. Entitlement to service stripes starts with the Armed Forces Active Duty Base Date and is computed by adding all periods of qualifying service, continuous or otherwise. Qualifying service for reservists are earned only for full years - 1 year of creditable service for each one-year period when aminimum of 50 retirement points are accumulated.

Marine Corps Service Stripes are worn on the outer half of each sleeve of dress/service coats; gold on scarlet on the blue dress coat and green on scarlet on the green coat. Stripes are placed at a 30 degree angle to the bottom of the sleeve. On the blue dress coat the lower scarlet point of the stripe will meet the point of the piping of the cuff. On the green service coat the lower scarlet edge of the stripe is centered 1/2 inch above the point of the cuff. Succeeding stripes will be 1/8 inch above and parallel to the next lower stripe.

More Information
SKU P2405
UPC 840112835110
Copyright © 2024 Medals of America. All rights reserved.