Medals and Decorations

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 …

US Army Valorous Unit Citation

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medals-and-decorations/us-army-valorous-unit-citation Also known as The Valorous Unit Service Citation, this is an Award given to certain US Army Units who – during combat (War), have distinguished themselves with grea …

US Armed Forces National Defense Medal

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medals-and-decorations/us-armed-forces-national-defense-medal Originally created under Orders of US President Dwight Eisenhower ion 1953, The National Defense Service Medal is a current Award given to all Members of The United State …

US China Service Medal

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medals-and-decorations/us-china-service-medal Developed for issuance by The US Navy – for award to not only those Personnel – but those of The Marine Corps. and Coast Guard, who participated in Military O …

Texas Cavalry Medal

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medals-and-decorations/texas-cavalry-medal Technically seen as an early National Guard form of Award, The Texas Cavalry Medal is one of the few Non-Government issued Medals or Awards created by Local Authority and …