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 »

Proper flag flying etiquette in the United States includes flying in approved lighting and weather conditions, flying at the specified height and being raised and lowered properly. Flags may be flown at half-staff under ... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

Around 300,000 people cross the northern border with Canada each day, which equates to annual approximates of 39,254,000 crossings by Canadians into the United States (in 2009) and 20,213,500 crossings by Americans into ... 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 » Government & Politics Military

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 » Government & Politics Military