Medals and Decorations

US Army Commendation Medal

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medals-and-decorations/us-army-commendation-medal The US Army Commendation Medal was created by The Department of The Army in 1941 – as a means of providing an Award to Enlisted Soldiers (and Officers from Junior G …

US Army Order of The Spur

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medals-and-decorations/us-army-order-of-the-spur The ''Order of The Spur'' is an American Army Tradition which was established by The US Cavalry Branch. The actual awarding of Riding Spurs to a Trooper (Mounted Soldier) …

US Naval Parachutist Badge

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medals-and-decorations/us-naval-parachutist-badge The US Naval and Marine Corps. Naval Parachutist Badge is awarded to those Naval or Marine Service Members (regardless of Rank), who have completed The US Army Basic Mili …

German Honor Goblet of The Luftwaffe

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medals-and-decorations/german-honor-goblet-of-the-luftwaffe The World War II Award known as The ''Ehrenpokal der Luftwaffe'' or ''Honor Goblet of The Luftwaffe'' was based I part on a similar Honor Award developed during World War …

USAF Parachutist Badge

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medals-and-decorations/usaf-parachutist-badge The development of a Parachutist Badge to be worn by qualified US Air Force Airmen, was born out of the specialized need for Airmen to have specialized combat training. T …

US Army Glider Badge

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medals-and-decorations/us-army-glider-badge The US Army's Glider Badge was a Skills Qualification Device, worn on the uniforms of those who qualified as Glider Pilots, during World War II. The Device was first worn …

USMC Brevet Medal

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medals-and-decorations/usmc-brevet-medal Created in 1921, The United States Marine Corps. Brevet Medal was designed to recognize those Marine Officers who had been Brevetted from Junior Officer Ranks to higher F …

British World War I Service Medal

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medals-and-decorations/british-world-war-i-service-medal Also known as The ''War Medal'', was a British Military Award given to all Grades and Ranks of The British Armed Forces, who had participated in World War I. Over 6.5 Mil …

US Army Superior Unit Award

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medals-and-decorations/us-army-superior-unit-award Created in 1985, The US Army Superior Unit Award is one of that Services ''Citation'' Awards. Larger than the traditional ''Medal Ribbon'', The Superior Unit Award was cr …

US Army Indian Campaign Medal

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medals-and-decorations/us-army-indian-campaign-medal The Indian Campaign Medal is an out of service Medal, awarded to Members of The US Army, who served in Actions against ''hostile'' Native American Forces – in vario …