According to the Distinguished Flying Cross Society, the Distinguished Flying Cross is a medal awarded to pilots who show bravery and distinction in aerial combat. As of 2014, this medal has been awarded to thousands of ... More »

To qualify for a Bronze Star, an individual must have distinguished himself from his comrades through an act of bravery, praiseworthy achievement or distinguished service. Any person granted the Bronze Star must have bee... More »

Recipients of the Bronze Star medal must have performed acts of heroism or merit in a conflict against an enemy of the United States or must have served meritoriously in a combat zone. It is given for actions not deemed ... More »

H.R. 2067 is a bill introduced in April 2015 that proposes a military service medal be awarded to service members who served honorably during the Cold War. As of September 2015, it has been referred to the House Committe... More »

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Military medal mounting is the process of mounting medals awarded to members of the armed forces. Medals are typically mounted using mounting hardware and new drapes, then placed in a hard case by professionals for a fee... More »

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To be eligible to join the VFW, or Veterans of Foreign Wars, a person must be a U.S. citizen who has served in the military honorably in an overseas conflict, received a campaign medal for overseas service, served 60 non... More »

The Army Commendation medal is awarded for meritorious service or achievements and heroism. It can be earned by any member of the U.S. Armed Forces other than General Officers who served in a military role after Dec. 6, ... More »

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