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US Navy and Marine Corp Commendation Medal

The US Navy and Marine Corp Commendation Medal is a prestigious award recognising heroism and significant achievements. Its design showcases a bronze pentagon shape adorned with an eagle and crossed arrows, symbolising bravery and excellence. Read more..

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SKU:BN1560

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SKU:
BN1560

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 Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal is awarded to members of the U.S. Armed Forces, who have demonstrated acts of heroism, significant achievements, or meritorious service while serving with the U.S. Navy or Marine Corps. Additionally, the medal can be awarded to military personnel from an allied nation who have distinguished themselves through acts of heroism, extraordinary achievement, or notable meritorious service that has been mutually beneficial to both the United States and the allied nation.

Design

The medal is a bronze pentagon shape, with an eagle with raised wings in the centre. The eagle clutches crossed arrows and bears a shield on its chest.

Ribbon

The accompanying silk ribbon is a dark green, with thick white stripes running parallel to the edge 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 Navy and Marine Corp 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 Navy and Marine Corp 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 Navy and Marine Corp 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 Navy and Marine Corp 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 Navy and Marine Corp 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.