An Overview of the Top Three US Navy Awards for Valour

An Overview of the Top Three US Navy Awards for Valour. Read More

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What is Medal of Honour Day (US)?

Introduction Medal of Honor Day is a United States federal observance that is celebrated every year on 25 March. Background It was created to honour the “heroism and sacrifice of Medal of Honor recipients for the United States.” The holiday has been celebrated since 1991, when George H.W. Bush signed Public Law 101-564 on 15… Read More

Receiving a Bronze Star Medal: What to Expect

A Bronze Star Medal is a tremendous honour which you should be extremely proud to be receiving. It is one of the highest military decorations that you can receive for acts of valour. This decoration is awarded for heroism. A heroic achievement or service of great merit in a combat zone is rewarded with a… Read More

What is the Cost of the ACSM 11 Medal?

The Accumulated Campaign Service Medal 2011 (ACSM 11) costs: £83 to produce, process and issue the with clasp, ribbon and rosette; and; £72.80 to produce, process and issue with ribbon only. Reference FOI 2018/13817 dated 27 November 2018.

Chronicling Philip Harker Newman (1911-1994): Dunkirk Hero, War Psychologist & Orthopaedic Surgeon to Sir Winston Churchill

Research Paper Title Philip Harker Newman (1911-1994): Dunkirk hero, war psychologist and orthopaedic surgeon to Sir Winston Churchill. Abstract Philip Harker Newman an orthopaedic surgeon and a major in the Royal Army Medical Corps was left behind to man a casualty clearing station during the evacuation of Dunkrik in 1940. Newman was made a Prisoner… Read More

How Many Elizabeth Crosses Have Been Issued?

Since the inception of the Elizabeth Cross on 01 July 2009, 2,750 awards have been issued to the Next of Kin between 07 August 2009 and 08 August 2018. Broken down by Service: Naval Service: 288. Royal Navy: 134. Royal Marines: 154. British Army: 2,315. Royal Air Force: 147. This includes the Next of Kin… Read More