Military Service AwardsDecember 7th, 2010 | Posted by in Engraved Crystal Awards | Gifts Ideas | Military Appreciation Gifts
Awards and decorations of the United States Military are military decorations which recognize service and personal accomplishments while a member of the United States armed forces. So we can call them Military Service Award or the Military Service Plaque.
Awards for military service have been around since ancient times, when the Roman government bestowed gold medals on its legion’s officers.
George Washington introduced the practice to America, when he awarded the Badge of Military Merit to soldiers during the Revolutionary War. The U.S. armed services issue an array of medals to those individuals who render outstanding service to their country.
How to Choose Military Years of Service Awards
Many companies opt to award their employees who stay put with years of service awards. And our government should also award the outstanding Military members are being recognized for their work in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention, Traffic Safety and Accident Prevention, and Fire Safety and Fire Prevention .
The U.S. Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Air Force all issue military awards. Ribbons and medals are awards that are worn on a service member’s uniform. The Defense Meritorious Award is presented to senior service members who provide meritorious service as part of a joint military effort.
Requests for the issuance or replacement of military service medals, decorations, and awards should be directed to the specific branch of the military in which the veteran served.
Choosing the crystal Military Service Award pride, gratitude and patriotism are perfectly balanced in this unique crystal plaque. The military plaque offers us an opportunity to express our pride and extend our gratitude to our military service members.
How to Properly Wear Military Service Awards
Like many other aspects of military culture, there are strict rules and regulations regarding the proper wear and display of military service awards on a soldier’s uniform, and these rules vary depending on what type of award you display and what uniform you wear.
The first thing you should know that wear full-size awards on dress uniforms, but not on mess or evening mess uniforms. Attach service awards to a male soldier’s uniform just above the left breast pocket of the dress uniform. Attach service awards to a female soldier’s uniform centered on the left side of the coat, with the bottom row of awards parallel to the soldier’s name tag.