World War II Victory Medal,
|American Campaign||Asiatic Pacific Campaign|
|European African Middle Eastern Campaign||
|Navy Good Conduct,
"UNITED STATES NAVY"
and shows the ship Constitution. The back reads
Campaign or theater ribbons were awarded with battle stars for campaigns
Mulitiple award of the same medal was signified via an oak leaf as seen on ribbons.
|Expert Infantry Badge|
|Combat Infantry Badge|
|Air Medal||Distinguished Flying Cross||Purple Heart
"For MILITARY MERIT"
|Presidential Unit Citation|
The discharge pin. Commonly known as the ruptured duck. The discharge
symbol also come in a diamond shaped cloth version, which was sewn on the uniform.
Qualification or rating badges, a list of specific weapons in which the wearer was qualified were linked below the rating. The number of weapons possible was quite high.
The ratings from left to right:
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