Posted 30 November 2008 - 08:06 AM
I would like to open a topic to study the arrowhead devices.
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.
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.
Posted 30 November 2008 - 08:15 AM
25th Infantry Division
1st Cavalry Division
11th Airborne Division
101st / 82nd Airborne
Edited by Jim Baker, 30 November 2008 - 11:09 AM.
Posted 03 December 2008 - 09:54 AM
1st is an artillery member of the 96th Division
Posted 03 December 2008 - 09:55 AM
Posted 03 December 2008 - 11:03 AM
Edited by pathfinder505, 03 December 2008 - 11:04 AM.
Posted 03 December 2008 - 05:40 PM
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..
Posted 03 December 2008 - 07:42 PM
It's neither...it's actually a chiseled style British made variant....
Ok... type 1 - Theater Made.... kinda like discovering a new planet
Posted 04 December 2008 - 05:41 AM
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