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About this itemThis enameled U.S. Military Medal, was first established on the 20th of July 1942. It is of the very highest USA quality made, with beautiful inlaid features, rich red and white enamel work, and a high quality 18 Karat Gold plated finish. This is the rarer Officer Class version of this decoration, distinguishable from the lower class Legionnaire by the Bronze Officer Class Star attachment to the correct carmine ribbon.
A beautiful decoration that is awarded to both U.S. Officers and foreign Officers from many allied nations, including that from Australia for 'EXCEPTIONALLY MERITORIOUS CONDUCT IN PERFORMANCE OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA' It was first awarded in the past for GALLANTRY in combat.
This regulation cased set comes exactly as would be awarded to a recipient of the U.S. military today, fighting in Iraq or Afghanistan, in it's original United States Presentation Case, Case Band, Ribbon Bar, Lapel Pin, U.S. Regulation Full Size Medal and Regulation Outer Protective Carton.
The U.S. Government medal is the exact type as currently awarded to U.S. service men and women fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.
This is a genuine medal of the very highest USA made quality, in a mint, un-awarded condition, U.S. Government approved and of current regulation manufacture ready for service or veteran's wear - hallmarked by a US Government authorized manufacturer behind the pin as per U.S. federal regulation G27. Department of Defense medals are governed by the Institute of Heraldry, Graco has been authorized by LOH to manufacture DOD medals under an assigned Hallmark . This very famous decoration is a must in your collection.
The degrees and the design of the decoration were clearly influenced by the French Legion d' Honnuer.
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