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This is my first shadowbox-scrapbook combo.  My son Josh was awarded the Silver Army R.O.T.C Medal.  Since he is going into the Marine Corps (only Army ROTC at his college) he can't wear it.  I put this together for him to hang on his dorm room wall.

This is my first shadowbox-scrapbook combo. My son Josh was awarded the Silver Army R.O.T.C Medal. Since he is going into the Marine Corps (only Army ROTC at his college) he can't wear it. I put this together for him to hang on his dorm room wall.

This Order of Precedence chart for the United States Marine Corps (received by the Library in 1991) is used by Marines to determine how decorations are to be worn on a uniform. The list begins with the Congressional Medal of Honor and proceeds to the right. It also explains the devices used on those decorations that may represent information about the number of additional awards of a decoration or number of campaigns or operations served.

This Order of Precedence chart for the United States Marine Corps (received by the Library in 1991) is used by Marines to determine how decorations are to be worn on a uniform. The list begins with the Congressional Medal of Honor and proceeds to the right. It also explains the devices used on those decorations that may represent information about the number of additional awards of a decoration or number of campaigns or operations served.

St Michael US Marine Corps Sterling Silver Medal With Rhodium Plated Nickel Chain

St Michael US Marine Corps Sterling Silver Medal With Rhodium Plated Nickel Chain

Rob Riggle: Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve   This former 'Daily Show' correspondent, also seen in 'The Hangover' and 'The Other Guys,' has served in Liberia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan, earning over 19 medals and ribbons for heroism in combat. He is also a Public Affairs Officer with the United States Marine Corps Reserve.

Rob Riggle: Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve This former 'Daily Show' correspondent, also seen in 'The Hangover' and 'The Other Guys,' has served in Liberia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan, earning over 19 medals and ribbons for heroism in combat. He is also a Public Affairs Officer with the United States Marine Corps Reserve.

Col. John H. Glenn, Jr., U.S. Marine Corps 1941-65 WW II, Korean War. Corsair Fighter Pilot. Astronaught. Earned five Distinguished Flying Crosses, six Air Medals, and Congressional Space Medal of Honor. U.S. Senator (D-OH) 1974-99.

Col. John H. Glenn, Jr., U.S. Marine Corps 1941-65 WW II, Korean War. Corsair Fighter Pilot. Astronaught. Earned five Distinguished Flying Crosses, six Air Medals, and Congressional Space Medal of Honor. U.S. Senator (D-OH) 1974-99.

Lt Gen John A. Lejeune c1920.jpg. Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Army Distinguished Service Medal, French Legion of Honor, French Croix de guerre. Nicknames: "Greatest of All Leathernecks", The Marine's Marine.

Lt Gen John A. Lejeune c1920.jpg. Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Army Distinguished Service Medal, French Legion of Honor, French Croix de guerre. Nicknames: "Greatest of All Leathernecks", The Marine's Marine.

shadow box..military memories, for one day when we get out :)

shadow box..military memories, for one day when we get out :)

The Brevet Medal was a military decoration of the U.S. Marine Corps that recognized living Marine Corps officers who had received a brevet promotion - the advancement in rank without the advancement in either pay grade or position. Recipients received field commissions as Marine Corps officers, in combat performing feats of distinction and gallant service.

The Brevet Medal was a military decoration of the U.S. Marine Corps that recognized living Marine Corps officers who had received a brevet promotion - the advancement in rank without the advancement in either pay grade or position. Recipients received field commissions as Marine Corps officers, in combat performing feats of distinction and gallant service.

I like how they hung their medals. My marching band medals look similar... May hang them in a box like this, but with some pictures.

I like how they hung their medals. My marching band medals look similar... May hang them in a box like this, but with some pictures.

Smedley Butler -  - an outspoken critic of U.S. military adventurism, and most supported by the military soldiers and staff even of his being anti-war stance...   - Wrote the book 'War is a racket'  - originator of the ideas and campaign of war and military are for defence only and for the bill of rights   Major General in the U.S. Marine Corps (34-year career as a Marine)   - at the time of his death the most decorated Marine in U.S. history having 16 medals with five for heroism, the only…

Smedley Butler - - an outspoken critic of U.S. military adventurism, and most supported by the military soldiers and staff even of his being anti-war stance... - Wrote the book 'War is a racket' - originator of the ideas and campaign of war and military are for defence only and for the bill of rights Major General in the U.S. Marine Corps (34-year career as a Marine) - at the time of his death the most decorated Marine in U.S. history having 16 medals with five for heroism, the only…

Private First Class Robert C. Burke, US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient; Operation Allen Brook in the hamlet of Le Nam on Go Noi Island, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam May 17, 1968.

Private First Class Robert C. Burke, US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient; Operation Allen Brook in the hamlet of Le Nam on Go Noi Island, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam May 17, 1968.

thanks Sandy for showing this one to me! I think I'll have to make it now :)Marine Corps Burlap Wreath

Marine Corps Burlap Wreath

thanks Sandy for showing this one to me! I think I'll have to make it now :)Marine Corps Burlap Wreath

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Navy Retirement Shadow Box ideas or Military Shadow box Idea as a military retirement gift for him or her 540 659 6209

Navy Retirement Shadow Box ideas or Military Shadow box Idea as a military retirement gift for him or her 540 659 6209

First Lieutenant Harvey C. Barnum, Jr. US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient Operation Harvest Moon at Ky Phu, Quang Tin Province, Vietnam December 18, 1965.

First Lieutenant Harvey C. Barnum, Jr. US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient Operation Harvest Moon at Ky Phu, Quang Tin Province, Vietnam December 18, 1965.