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ORIGINAL COMPLETE CASED SET UNITED STATES LEGION OF MERIT COMMANDER
One of the United States America most prestigious, beautiful, highest military decorations, it was established in July 20th 1942, and is the second highest degree of the Legion Of Merit Orders, awarded only to General's of the U.S. military for exceptional meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements to the United States.
This beautiful U.S. Commander Neck Order is awarded to United States military personnel and to foreign Government military and political figures, equivalent in rank of a CHIEF OF STAFF OR HEAD OF A FOREIGN GOVERNMENT IN GREAT APPRECIATION FOR LOYAL SERVICE TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
This absolutely stunning U.S. Order is made the old way, superior high quality workmanship only found in these early type of Commanders unlike the cheap rubbish made these days. This beautiful U.S. Order is guaranteed 100% original made by an authorized U.S. Government manufacturer for service wear and as awarded by the U.S. Military.
This order is in a rare mint condition measuring 2 1/4" or 55.mm in diameter. It comes as a COMPLETE PRESENTATION CASE, OUTER PROTECTIVE BOX, COMMANDER FULL SIZE NECK MEDAL, LAPEL PIN & RIBBON BAR.
Genuine US Government surplus stock, finest U.S. workmanship, with real Gold plating, superior exquisite American quality, 100% original MADE IN THE UNITED STATES.
Members of the United States military receive the Legion of Merit medal which is issued without degree. However, when bestowing the Legion of Merit upon members of foreign militarys or governments, the Legion of Merit is issued in the following degrees:
Chief Commander - Chief of State or Head of Government
Commander - Equivalent of a U.S. military Chief of Staff or higher position but not to Chief of State.
Officer Class - General or Flag Officer below the equivalent of a U.S. military Chief of Staff; also a Colonel or equivalent rank for service in assignments equivalent to those normally held by a General or Flag Officer in U.S. military service or Military Attaches.
Legionnaire - All recipients not included above.
The degrees and the design of the decoration were clearly influenced by the French Legion d' Honuer.
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