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US Army Commendation Medal

Introducing the prestigious US Army Commendation Medal, a symbol of heroic accomplishments. Crafted with a bronze hexagonal design, it showcases an eagle and crossed arrows, exuding strength. The silk ribbon adds a touch of sophistication. Read more..

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BN1556
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SKU:BN1556

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SKU:
BN1556

Specifications

Brand Group 1, Brand Group 2, Product Group 2, Product Group 3, Organisation,

Specifications

Brand Group 1:
Brands
Brand Group 2:
Medals of Australia
Product Group 2:
Medals
Product Group 3:
Replica Medals
Organisation:
Honours & Awards

Description

The Army Commendation Medal is conferred upon members of the U.S. Armed Forces, who are not General Officers, who have demonstrated acts of heroism, significant achievements, or meritorious service while serving with the U.S. Army, post December 6, 1941. Additionally, the medal can be awarded to personnel from other branches of the U.S. military or even an allied nation. In the latter case, the individual must have distinguished themselves through heroism, extraordinary achievement, or notable meritorious service that has been mutually beneficial to both the United States and the allied nation, post June 1, 1962

Design

The medal is a bronze hexagonal shape, with an eagle with spread wings holding crossed arrows. On the eagle’s chest is a shield, and on the reverse is the inscription “For Military Merit”. Between the words there is a designated space for the engraving of the name of the recipient.

Ribbon

The accompanying silk ribbon has white borders, a dark green base, and five thin white stripes down the centre of the ribbon.

Unmounted Medals

If you order your medal unmounted, the medal and ribbon will be supplied as separate components. Miniature medals will be supplied with 15cm of ribbon and full size medals will be supplied with 30cm of ribbon.

US Army Commendation Medal Full Size Court Mounted

The court mounting of medals involves securing medals to a stiff backing board, along with the placement of a brooch fitting on the board. This ensures that the medals remain firmly in place and do not shift or move about while being worn.

It is mandatory for active members of the Australian Defence Force to have their medals court mounted, as it is considered the appropriate method of presenting military honours in a professional and respectful manner. By doing so, the medals are given proper recognition and are displayed in a neat and organized fashion.

US Army Commendation Medal Full Size Swing Mounted

The swing mounting of medals refers to the attachment of a medal to a ribbon that is allowed to hang freely from a brooch, which in turn is affixed to a uniform or clothing. This mounting style was commonly used for medals from the Boer War up to and including World War II, although there are no fixed guidelines or regulations regarding its use.

US Army Commendation Medal Miniature Court Mounted

Miniature Court Mounted medals are mounted using the same method as Full size medals, yet they are typically worn to ceremonies were wearing full size medals would be impractical. These medals are commonly worn to all ceremonies that take place after 6 pm such as dinners.

US Army Commendation Medal Miniature Swing Mounted

Miniature Swing Mounted medals are mounted using the same method as Full size medals, yet they are typically worn to ceremonies were wearing full size medals would be impractical. These medals are commonly worn to all ceremonies that take place after 6 pm such as dinners.

US Army Commendation Medal Ribbon Bar

A ribbon bar is a small, rectangular display of ribbons worn on military uniforms to represent various honours and awards earned by the wearer. These ribbons are arranged in a specific order and are attached to a backing, which is then attached to the uniform. Ribbon bars are a compact and convenient way for military personnel to display their achievements and are often used in situations where a full-sized medal or award would be impractical.