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Been ages since I've been on here!

I just bought this attractive modern medal group, ideal to frame on the wall. I'd very much like the input of those who understand a lot more about the nuances of US medal awards, as there appear to be a few anomalies 

1) navy and army achievement medals: I assume recipient most likely served ashore under army control (in Iraq)?If so, any particular specialty? 

 

2) the medal rack has a Coastguard sea service ribbon and one of the expert shooting medal ribbons has the emblem in Coastguard format. However, no Coastguard medals and no USN Sea Service Ribbon, even though the service stars show considerable sea service; is this likely to be erroneous, or reflective of subsequent USCG service?

 

3) would anyone care to hazard the Humanitarian Medal operation? 

 

In in any case a lovely group bought at a very good price. (Sorry if photos skewed, were correct aspect when uploaded. 

 

 

 

 

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