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History and Display of Military Awards and Ribbons

Vice Adm. Robin Braun awards Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 1st Class Paul Marticorena a Navy Commendation medal April 10, 2014, in honor of being selected as the Reserve Component Sailor of the Year. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Martin L. Carey/Released)

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Garas Defense Logistics Agency Public Affairs The practice of using military decorations to honor individuals or fighting organizations dates back to antiquity.   Early awards were usually used to recognize leaders in the nobility and military class of society. According to the Rosicrucian …

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Battle E, Battle Ready, Battle ‘Brothers’

“The strategy focuses on opportunities – not threats; on optimism – not fear; and on confidence – not doubt.  It recognizes the challenges imposed by the uncertain conditions in a time of rapid change and makes the case for the necessity of U.S. seapower in the 21st Century.” The world is rapidly changing, and the Navy …

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