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  1. Need help IDing this please. Son gave it to me yesterday for Father's Day. scan-01.docx
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    Father's Day Gift

    Thanks again. Any suggestions on how I can do further searching? (sites, etc??)
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    Father's Day Gift

    Rick, the cap badge is all one piece.
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    Father's Day Gift

    Maybe this shot of the inside may help. Sorry I didn't think of it sooner.
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    NO IDEA #2

    Probably NOT military, but have No idea.
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    NO IDEA!

    Appreciate any info. Thought it might be a Civil Air Patrol patch, but can't find anything in that category. Image may be upside down.
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    USA Ribbon Bars

    I'm interested in thoughts about the USAF Commendation medal on the top row. This medal was authorized by the Secretary of the Air Force on March 28, 1958 while serving in any capacity with the Air Force after March 24, 1958.
  8. This is an excellent reference book to identify US Army Heraldic Crests. I am also posting a sample page that shows an example of how the crests are identified and displayed. The book has an alphabetical index of motto's as well as an additional index with no motto, but listed numerically. The index gives the Plate number and row. There are 129 Plates (pages) with 24 pictures per page (3096 crests!).
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    USA Ribbon Bars

    The Longevity and Good Conduct don't match up. The Longevity indicates 16 years service (basic ribbon=4 years with each cluster=4 years, hence 16 years) The Good Conduct indicates 3 years service (basic ribbon=3 years). SO-the Good Conduct should have 4 bronze oak leaf clusters indicating 15 years service).
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    Ribbon Identification Help Please

    Black & White does no good. If you can go back to color. It appears the one on the right may be USAF Marksmanship (Expert) ribbon.No clue on the others (while in B&W)
  11. Got this one froma friend that works at the Travis County Sheriff's Department, Austin, Texas Ed
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    Thanks Megan. Appreciate the information.
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    I would appreciate assistance in identifying these three patches. Thanks in advance
  14. VERY nice. Thanks for sharing.
  15. What are you using for the stands? Did you make them yourself? BEAUTIFUL displays
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    Tipstaff search

    This may help those of us that may be a bit uniformed about what a tip staff is. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tipstaff
  17. Consider hanging them on the wall (if you have the space) rather than on a stand.
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    Can anyone help?

    Might this help? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinderella_stamp
  19. Thought this info may help you on some other leads. http://net.lib.byu.edu/estu/wwi/comment/huachuca/HI1-22.htm
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    Berlin duty certificate

    Found this ascot patch my Dad wore while in Berlin. 2nd BG, 6th Inf-Berlin-Parade Scarf Patch
  21. Here is a certificate my Mom and Dad (1st Sergeant-Berlin Brigade) received when he retired. (Sorry for the flash feedback).
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    US Army Heraldic Crests

    I have redone my display and made one with only Military Police units (except the bottom left which is a Military Intelligence unit).