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  Marksmanship Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Marksmanship Medal is the equivalent of the Expert Qualification Badge in the U.S. Army and United States Marines.
The Marksmanship Medal is awarded for qualifying as an expert marksman on either the 9 millimeter handgun or the M16 automatic rifle.
In the U.S. Navy, the Marksmanship Medal is considered a successor decoration to the Distinguished Marksman Ribbon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marksmanship_Medal   (307 words)

  
 Medals
The Soldier’s Medal is awarded to any person of the Armed Forces of the Federation, or of a friendly foreign nation who while serving in any capacity with the Federation, distinguished him/herself by heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy.
The POW Medal is issued only to any person who was taken prisoner or held captive while engaged in action against an enemy of the United Federation of Planets, or while serving with friendly forces engaged in armed conflict.
A small medal given by the CO of any vessel to a crewmember that has over the course of a 6 months used good skills and was respectable of other Crew members on his ship without getting a reprimand from his commanding officers.
www.pbem-portal.com /trek/starbase_apollo/medals.htm   (1463 words)

  
 Air Force Training Ribbon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Persons awarded this medal must have had character and efficiency ratings of excellent or higher throughout the qualifying period, including time spent in attendance at service schools, and there must have been no convictions of court martial during this period.
It is a star of 12 points, on the obverse is an American bald eagle, facing left with wings spread, grasping three arrows and a shield upon its breast as adapted from the seal of the Department of Defense.
This medal was authorized by the Secretary of the Air Force on March 28, 1958, for award to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving in any capacity with the Air Force after March 24, 1958, shall have distinguished themselves by meritorious achievement and service.
home.hot.rr.com /therutters/medalinfo.htm   (2152 words)

  
 MARINE CORPS UNIFORM REGULATIONS, CHAP 5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
A portion of the suspension ribbon of a medal, worn in lieu of the medal.
A gold star is worn on suspension ribbons of large/miniature medals and on the ribbon bars for all personal decorations in lieu of a second or subsequent award, except for strike/flight awards of the Air Medal (see paragraphs 5402.4 and 5402.5).
A silver star is worn on suspension ribbons of large/ miniature medals and on ribbon bars in lieu of five gold stars, or in lieu of five bronze stars, except for strike/flight awards of the Air Medal (see paragraphs 5402.4 and 5402.5).
www.tecom.usmc.mil /mcub/library/MCUR/URCH5.htm   (6489 words)

  
 Germanyms
Medals are the 1914 Iron Cross 2nd class, Hindenberg Honor Cross, 25 year firemans service and the 1938 25 year faithful service medal.
Medals are the 1914 Iron Cross 2nd class, Hindenberg Honor Cross, 1938 25 year faithful service medal and the WWI Austro/Hungarian campaign medal.
Medals are the 1914 Iron Cross 2nd class, Hindenberg Honor Cross, Austrian WWI campaign medal and the 1938 Sudentenland annexation medal.
bigskyenterprises.com /Militaria/Metalinsignia/Germanyms/germanyms.html   (1386 words)

  
 In Distinguished Company  by Dick Culver
The winners were allowed to wear their medals on their uniforms when medals were authorized and were quite a welcome addition to an Army that was rather skimpy on awards.
Medal winners from the Departmental Matches were ordered to the Divisional Matches where the top twelve shooters would be awarded prize medals or “credits” (later to be called “leg” medals” by the shooters).
Medals for handguns were won and issued in a manner similar to the rifle badges.
www.jouster.com /EIC/distinguished_company.htm   (3598 words)

  
 142ODA"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Army Achievement Medal is awarded to a unit or other clan member who distinguishes themself by meritorious service or achievement of a lesser degree than required for award of the Army Commendation Medal.
The Pistol Marksmanship Medal is awarded to a unit member who has distinguished themself through expert marksmanship with a Pistol by achieving a 15% accuracy rate or greater.
The Sniper Marksmanship Medal is awarded to a unit member who has distinguished themself through expert marksmanship with Long-range Sniper Weapons by achieving a 45% accuracy rate or greater.
142oda.seemeplayme.net /medals.html   (582 words)

  
 Marksmanship
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Marksmanship since impact is required, he is now firing at marksmanship a degree of accuracy.
Grasp the marksmanship small of marksmanship the sight picture marksmanship is marksmanship an accurate shot.
marksmanship.fans-pro.net   (664 words)

  
 DefendAmerica News - Profile Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Christian Lusch of Germany took the Bronze Medal after shooting a 596 with a 103.8 in the finals for a 699.8 total.
Tamas served with the Army Marksmanship Unit for seven years before being assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, in Korea in 1992.
The Marksmanship Unit trains its soldiers to win competitions and enhances combat readiness through train-the-trainer clinics, research and development.
www.defendamerica.mil /profiles/may2004/pr050404a.html   (376 words)

  
 Air Force Magazine
Among the contested medals were those given to members of the 27th Maine Regiment for re-enlisting during the Civil War and those given to members of the honor guard at President Lincoln’s funeral.
In some cases, medals and ribbons were created to replace the badges and insignia that had adorned the Army Air Forces uniform.
The Medal of Honor, for example, counts 15 points, the DFC counts for seven, and the Air Medal, three.
www.afa.org /magazine/Dec2003/1203medals.asp   (2126 words)

  
 Marksmanship Medal & Kuonmingdan Medal for Victory against Japan - The Soviet Military Awards Page Forum
Thanks to Alexei we can now say that the left medal is for marksmanship issued by the 30th Division of the National Revolutionary Army, suspension is wrong.
The left one is a medal for marksmanship issued by the 30th Division of the National Revolutionary Army, suspension is wrong.
The right one is a Kuonmingdan Medal for victory against Japan, suspension is of course wrong.
www.soviet-awards.com /forum/showthread.php?t=3710   (245 words)

  
 Competition News - World Championships
Dulohery shot a near-perfect match of 123 out of 125 targets in the qualifying round and a perfect 25 in the final, but his perfection was matched clay for clay by Italian Ennio Falco.
Dulohery enlisted in the Army in 1989 and was assigned to the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit after he graduated from Basic and Infantry Training at Fort Benning.
He had missed it in the first round, and barely hit it in the second round, and we were worried about it during the final, but it came out and he just shattered it.
www.militarymarksmanship.org /worldchamp.htm   (720 words)

  
 Marksmanship Device - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Marksmanship Device is an award of the United States Navy and U.S. Coast Guard which is presented as an attachment to the Marksmanship Ribbon.
The Expert Marksmanship Device is referred to as the E Device (not to be confused with the Battle E Device) and appears as a silvered colored "E".
The Expert Marksmanship Device is worn on the Marksmanship Ribbon in lieu of the full sized Marksmanship Medal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marksmanship_Device   (200 words)

  
 Marksmanship Ribbon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The pistol ribbon is currently awarded for qualification on the 9 millimeter handgun, while the rifle ribbon is currently awarded for qualification on the M-16 automatic rifle.
The basic ribbon is awarded for the Marksman level while the specific Marksmanship Device is awarded for qualification as a Sharpshooter or Expert.
The Marksmanship Device is awarded for qualification at the higher levels of sharpshooter and expert.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marksmanship_Ribbon   (549 words)

  
 GAF Awards
In accordance with the Uniform Regulations of the period concerning the wearing of Badges and Insignia of Military Societies, the Medal should be worn with the top of the scroll bar even with the top of the third button down from the neck opening of the Soldier's blouse.
For those members with an interest in testing their marksmanship skills, the GAF offers several optional and alternative means by which a Marksmanship Award may be earned, depending on the interests and motivation of the member.
The preferred and recommended method to achieve a Marksmanship Award is to shoot a specified course of fire that is essentially based on the Army qualifications from the 1880s, but at a reduced-sized target at reduced ranges to accommodate the modern shooter.
www.grandarmyofthefrontier.org /awards.htm   (1483 words)

  
 Kameil Maertens, Colonel, United States Army
He earned the Distinguished Pistol Marksmanship medal in 1927 and in 1930 became a Distinguished Rifle Marksman.
Because his two distinguished medals were destroyed in the crash, the War Department presented two identical medals, complete with engraving, to his widow, Mrs.
Officers like Colonel Maertens and General Claudius Easley were pioneers of the competitive marksmanship program that had begun at Camp Perry in the 1920’s with teams from each military branch - Infantry, Cavalry, Engineers, Coast Artillery, Field Artillery, as well as the Marine Corps - competing in shoulder-to-shoulder, national competition.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /maertens.htm   (536 words)

  
 Marksmanship Badges of the California National Guard
For those that exceeded the 80-90% range, it appears that a special silver medal with the year bar ribbon suspension was been awarded.
The specials medals were given to the top firers for the first day and the regular medals for the second day.
All these awards increased interest in marksmanship to the point that 688 of these badges were awarded for the year 1887.
www.militarymuseum.org /MarksmanshipBadges.html   (1220 words)

  
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SFC Todd Graves of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, qualified for the World Cup Final by winning the Santo Domingo World Cup skeet event with a score that was just one point under the world record.
In the clay target trials, SFC Todd Graves won the skeet gold medal and SFC Shawn Dulohery was second.
Not only can shooters win medals and set world records at the Pan-American Games, but the Pan-Am Games also will be the last chance for shooters from the Western Hemisphere to win quota slots for their countries to compete in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.
www.odcmp.org /1102/inc_USnews.asp   (1426 words)

  
 Fatal Shadows - Medals
If is thus when a member of the Fatal Shadows serves his fleet with such gallantry, such ferocity, and such skill, he too shall be honored.
To see descriptions of the various medals, click on the ribbon or the main header for each section.
For more details on wearing these medals see the Academy FS Guide.
fatalshadows.freeservers.com /FS/Medals.html   (91 words)

  
 Competition News - Olympics
Cai captured the Gold Medal with an Olympic record 696.4 points, followed by Khadjibekov (695.1) and Aleinikov (693.8).
Although an Olympic medal eluded him here, Parker still holds the world record of 700.6 points set May 23, 1998, at Munich, Germany.
Thus, he knew he was capable of medaling Monday after coming out of the qualifying round in third place with 592 points, just behind Cai (594) and Kilmenko (593).
www.militarymarksmanship.org /olympics01.htm   (1481 words)

  
 Clan SAF major Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Here is a brief summary for the most of the awards and medals available for members of SAF.
Not all of SAFs awards are based on skills at combat since to maintain a functioning group a lot of individual time has to be sacrificed by members with less exciting activities including forum moderating, server fund raising, community positions, website maintainance and combat planning to name just a few.
Click on the links below the medals to get a fuller description of their details (please note these pages are graphics intensive and will take time to load especially with 56k connections).
www.theclansaf.com /safmajorawardexplained.html   (315 words)

  
 The Martins - News
Served on the USS Guadalcanal, the USS Nashville, the USS Iwo Jima, the USS Ponce all in the Mediterranean Sea.
He is the recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor for acts of heroism and bravery beyond the call of duty during the Korean War.
She is the recipient of the Army Achievement Medal, the National Defense Ribbon, and the Army Commendation Medal - Butler, PA Petty Officer 2nd Class, Jerry Impervento, U.S. Navy 1975-1980.
www.the-martins.com /patriot.html   (4866 words)

  
 Clan SAF major Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Marksmanship Medal is awarded to members with general skill with one or more weapons, based basically on the accuracy and proper use of the weapon.
The accuracy represents your chance to hit the target, while the proper use of the weapon means how, when and where to shoot/use your weapon.
Learning the best hiding places, relocating (whenever possible) after every shot and having a good accuracy with your rifle of choice are all skills that will give you a chance of deserving the Marksmanship Medal.
www.theclansaf.com /safmarkmedal.html   (198 words)

  
 Marksmanship Qualification Program
Qualification shooting is an informal, year-round recreational shooting activity that provides incentive awards for developing and improving marksmanship skills.
Shooters acquire the large discipline patch at the onset of the program and as each rating is earned, they are entitled to all of the corresponding awards for the rating.
In order to encourage completion of the NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program through the highest rating, shooters have the option of qualifying for the Distinguished Expert rating by participating in formal competition using a lower score requirement, or outside of formal competition using a higher score requirement.
www.nrahq.org /education/training/marksmanship/index.asp   (1281 words)

  
 USAMU Soldier wins Silver Medal, Ladies' Olympic Quota Slot at World Cup USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
China’s Mei Zhu clinched the Gold Medal with a 72 qualifying score and a 17 in the final, for an 89 total score.
DeWitt finished with a 71 qualifying and a 17 in the final with an 88, while Susanne Kiermayer of Germany took the Bronze Medal, shooting a 66 qualifying score and a 20 in the final for an 86.
DeWitt said her short-term goal is to bring home an Olympic Gold Medal and her long-term goal is to stay in the Army and reach the rank of sergeant major.
www4.army.mil /ocpa/read.php?story_id_key=8994   (576 words)

  
 Sports Features Communications™ - Press Point
He is a two-time Olympian as well as a former World Champion and World Record holder with a perfect score of 600, which he shot when he won the World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, in 1998.
After joining the Army in 1986, Tamas was assigned to the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit after he completed Basic and Infantry Training at Fort Benning.
Tamas was selected as the 1999 USA Shooting International Rifle Shooter of the Year, as well as the U.S. Olympic Committee Shooter of the Year title.
www.sportsfeatures.com /PressPoint/show.php?id=33041   (715 words)

  
 USAMU Soldier wins Gold Medal at World Cup Brazil
Khadjibekov took the Bronze Medal with a 697.4 after scoring a 10.2 in a shoot-off with Torben Grimmel of Denmark, who shot a 9.8.
Joining the Army in 1986, Tamas was assigned to the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit after he completed Basic and Infantry Training at Fort Benning.
He served with the Army Marksmanship Unit for seven years before being assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, in Korea in 1992.
www.military.com /features/0,15240,96250,00.html   (424 words)

  
 All Hands - January 2001 - Navy Medals/Ribbons
The following display represents the correct order of precedence for medals and/or ribbons most likely to be worn today on the Navy uniform.
Additional information on the proper display, placement or additional devices is found in SECNAVINST 1650.1F and the U.S. Navy Uniform Regulations (NAVPERS 1566.5G).
Worn for the 6th, 11th, or in lieu of five bronze oak leaf clusters
www.mediacen.navy.mil /pubs/allhands/jan01/ribbons.htm   (241 words)

  
 Military decorations
An award is any decoration, medal, badge, ribbon,
Normally, awards are medals suspended from a pin
Medals are attached to the uniform just above the
www.tpub.com /content/advancement/12018/css/12018_350.htm   (389 words)

  
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CAMP PERRY, Ohio - Although soldiers with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit of Fort Benning, Ga., are best known for their ability to bring home Gold Medals for the Army in shooting competitions, the world-class shooters of the USAMU have been helping the Army with a different mission - recruiting.
Sgt. 1st Class Steven V. Pullins, USAMU Recruiting Command liaison, provided marksmanship training to 120 Delayed Entry Program members and recruiters of the Toledo, Ohio, Recruiting Company, at the Camp Perry Clubhouse using the portable laser shot system, which uses computer generated moving targets and laser pistols.
Not only could shooters win medals and set world records at the Pan-American Games, but the Pan-Am Games was virtually the last chance for shooters from the Western Hemisphere to win quota slots for their countries to compete in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.
www.odcmp.org /1003/news.asp   (1324 words)

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