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Expert Field Medical Badge


Description

An oxidized silver badge 15/16 inch (2.38 cm) in height and 1 7/16 inches (3.65 cm) in width consisting of a stretcher crossed by a caduceus surmounted at top by a Greek cross.


Symbolism

The Medical Corps insignia of branch, modified by the addition of a Greek cross suggesting the Geneva Convention between the wings and the entwined serpents, signifies the recipientís skills and expertise. It is superimposed upon a stretcher alluding to medical field service.


Award Eligibility

See Army Regulation 600-8-22, Military Awards.


Date Approved

The Expert Medical Badge was approved on 18 June 1965.


Subdued Badge

A subdued badge is authorized in a flat black metal finish.


Subdued Badge

A subdued badge is authorized in a flat black metal finish.


Miniature Badges

A dress miniature badge, 9/16 inch (1.43 cm) in height, is authorized.






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