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#1 Ricardo

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Posted 30 November 2008 - 08:06 AM

Hi All,

I would like to open a topic to study the arrowhead devices.

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The objective is to verify the models used since the Second War, regulations and the forms that were used.

Please , I would like look the contributions of all.

My best,

Ricardo.

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The Arrowhead device is a decoration of the United States Army which is issued as an attachment to certain service medals. The Arrowhead device is awarded to any service member who participates in an amphibious assault, a combat parachute drop, a helicopter assault landing, or a combat glider attack.

The arrowhead device is a one time decoration for each service medal and no more than one arrowhead device may be authorized per service medal. As of 2004, the service medals which are authorized the arrowhead device are as follows:

Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
Korean Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal

In almost all cases, the arrowhead device is issued with a corresponding campaign service star, which denotes the campaign in which the assault landing was accomplished.

#2 Ricardo

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Posted 30 November 2008 - 08:15 AM

Please, show us ... the arrowheads:

WW2:

25th Infantry Division

http://img208.imageshack.us/img208/7349/253uc0.jpg

1st Cavalry Division

http://img123.imageshack.us/img123/618/cav21eu.jpg

11th Airborne Division

http://img208.imageshack.us/img208/1560/badgeglider2rh5.jpg

101st / 82nd Airborne

http://img180.imageshack.us/img180/183/101ike4ko1.jpg

Edited by Jim Baker, 30 November 2008 - 11:09 AM.


#3 Ricardo

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Posted 30 November 2008 - 08:37 AM

Some nice informations in:

http://www.usmilitar...d...ic=25594

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Posted 03 December 2008 - 09:54 AM

Here are my arrowhead ribbon groups.
1st is an artillery member of the 96th Division

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Posted 03 December 2008 - 09:54 AM

321st Engineers, 96th Division

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Posted 03 December 2008 - 09:55 AM

Amphib Tractor operator from an Amphib Engineer BN

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Posted 03 December 2008 - 09:56 AM

22nd Infantry, 4th Division

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#8 pathfinder505

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Posted 03 December 2008 - 11:03 AM

I can see it now where this is leading. There will be a book. Then all the arrowheads will be identified by types. I can see the military shows. There will be a huddle and some guy whispering to another, "You have a type 1 arrowhead there", "No, its a type 8"... http://www.usmilitar...tyle_emoticons/default/w00t.gif

Edited by pathfinder505, 03 December 2008 - 11:04 AM.


#9 Captainofthe7th

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Posted 03 December 2008 - 05:40 PM

It's neither...it's actually a chiseled style British made variant....

I'll actually be interested so see all the different types, I've been looking for some arrowhead ribbon bars. There are very few from Korea..

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Posted 03 December 2008 - 07:42 PM

[quote name='Captainofthe7th' date='Dec 3 2008, 07:40 PM' post='236487']
It's neither...it's actually a chiseled style British made variant....

Ok... type 1 - Theater Made.... kinda like discovering a new planet :blink:

#11 Captainofthe7th

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Posted 04 December 2008 - 05:41 AM

Sorry guys I meant to put the : rolleyes : icon after that..... guess it didn't go through? Here it is now... :rolleyes:

Rob

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