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Posted 12 months ago

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DrFluffy
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I always pick these up as I see them, here and there. Please feel free to provide feedback... :)

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  1. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 12 months ago
    Thanks Kerry and Sean.
  2. scottvez scottvez, 12 months ago
    Gold bordered are all UNIT awards:

    Blue: Presidential Unit Citation (PUC)
    Red: Meritorious Unit Award
    Last One: Joint Meritorius Unit Award

    Middle Row:
    2nd from top: Meritorius Service Medal (MSM)
    3rd: National Defense Service Medal
    4th/ 5th: Army Commendation Medal (ARCOM)

    scott
  3. scottvez scottvez, 12 months ago
    The oak leaf represents a SECOND award.

    The holes in your MSM ribbons shows where oak leafs were once pinned.

    scott
  4. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 12 months ago
    Scott, you are awesome.. Thank you for all the information.
  5. scottvez scottvez, 12 months ago
    Your top PUC could be WW2 issue-- does it have a long pin on the back or clutches like the other ribbons?

    scott
  6. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 12 months ago
    It's got the two pin type of thing...
  7. scottvez scottvez, 12 months ago
    The ones that are plastic covered are early.

    Since it is clutch back, it is probably 1950s-60s.

    scott
  8. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 12 months ago
    Thanks... I paid $0.25 for that one.
  9. scottvez scottvez, 12 months ago
    They aren't huge ticket items-- at a quarter you are fine!

    scott
  10. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 12 months ago
    Thank you blunderbuss2, antiques-in-nj, tom, officialfuel, and walksoftly.
  11. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 12 months ago
    Thank you ttom.
  12. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 12 months ago
    Thank you GC and Phil.
  13. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 12 months ago
    Kevin thank you
  14. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 12 months ago
    Thomas, thank you for the love
  15. jonima jonima, 11 months ago
    3rd row, 3rd & 4th from top are both the Global War on Terrorism Service Medals (actually the ribbon that goes with the medal).
  16. jonima jonima, 11 months ago
    And the top one, 3rd row, is the Army Achievement Medal.
  17. scottvez scottvez, 11 months ago
    Thought that one looked familiar (GWOT Ribbon). I have that one, just never put it on my uniform-- too much of a hassle to buy a new ribbon bar/ ribbons!

    scott
  18. jonima jonima, 11 months ago
    They do get expensive. And those ones with the gold borders really throw off the correct spacing of the other ones. I always built my own racks. I wasn't spending a ton of money on those ones you could order that were built for you.
  19. jonima jonima, 11 months ago
    That 2nd one in the 3rd row is throwing me for a loop though. Maybe a Guard or Reserve medal.
  20. scottvez scottvez, 11 months ago
    Same with me-- I just didn't want to buy a new bar to hold all the additional ribbons.

    I never wore that one, the GWOT Expeditionary, nor the Iraq or Afghanistan Service Medals.

    It becomes a big expense and not as simple as adding a ribbon. Usually, the older ribbons are not easily removed and it entails buying ALL new ribbons for the new rack.

    In the Army unit awards are worn on a separate side, so it usually doesn't cause a problem. Although in one unit we wore a Navy PUC, which was always hard to keep looking good.

    scott
  21. jonima jonima, 11 months ago
    I spent quite a bit of money building a brand new rack with all the devices for my shadow box when I retired. Senior leadership in the squadron bought the actual shadow box for me, but I bought everything to go in it. I spent more for that stuff than the box cost! I built it myself too. I wanted it how I wanted it and not how someone else thought they'd like it
  22. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 11 months ago
    Petey and Jono, thanks for the loves.
  23. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 10 months ago
    Pops... Thank you
  24. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 10 months ago
    Thank you ttom.

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