Medals and Decorations

US Army Achievement Medal

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The US Army Achievement Medal was created in 1981, as a means of recognizing those Soldiers who had made contributions to The Army Mission as a whole. Most other US Servi …

British Conspicuous Gallantry Medal

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Created by England's Queen Victoria in 1855, The Conspicuous Gallantry Medal was an Award issued to The Royal Navy. The Medal was the Third Highest under The Victoria Cro …

German Anschluss Medal

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Created by Germany in 1938, The ''Anschluss Medal'' was a Commemorative Award to recognize that Countries Annexation of Austria into the ''Greater German Reich''. The Med …

US Army Tomb Guard Identification Badge

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Created in 1958, The Tomb Guard Identification Badge is unique, in that only one type of US Army Unit can earn and wear it. This Unit is The 3rd US Infantry's Guard Detac …

US Army Combat Action Badge

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Created in 2005, The US Army Combat Action Badge – was created to honor non-Combat Arms Personnel who were ''exposed to direct Enemy Action, which required them to …

British Ashantee War Service Medal

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The ''Ashantee'' Medal was a British 19th Century Army Campaign Award given to those Army (to include Native Contingent and Colonial Forces) – who served during The …

American Badge of Military Merit

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The first ''unofficial/official'' Award issued by The American Colonial Army to those Soldiers – during The American Revolutionary War (1776-1783) who ''exhibited u …

German Fast Attack Craft War Badge

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For Operators of Germany's Schnellboot's (Fast Attack Craft) – which were the equivalent to The US Torpedo Patrol Boats of The Pacific Theater in World War II, The …

German Luftwaffe Ground Assault Badge

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Instituted in 1942 as an Award to Members of Germany's Luftwaffe (Air Force) during World War II, The Luftwaffe Ground Assault Badge was awarded (in various Classes), for …

German U-Boat War Badge

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The Uniform Device known as The U-Boat War Badge was developed for wear in World War I (1918) and would carry over into World War II (1939). It was awarded to Members of …