By David Hollins
Austrias Balkan frontier – the disputed borderland among Europe and the Ottoman Turks – used to be defended within the 18th century by means of a distinct association of hardy groups who have been granted farmland in go back for armed provider. those Grenzers, masters of guerrilla struggle, have been later integrated into Austrias standard forces, and earned a much broader recognition battling opposed to the military of Frederik the Great’s Prussia.
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The Arabic numerals are placed symmetrically to the wearer's left on the suspension ribbons of large and miniature medals and to the wearer's left on the ribbon bar. Single Mission /Individual Numerals Gold single mission/individual numerals were worn on the Air Medal to indicate the total number of Single Mission/Individual awards received (from 1980 to 1989), The Arabic numerals were placed horizontally to the wearer's right on the suspension ribbons of large and miniature medals and ribbon bars, A bronze letter'''V'' (Combat Distinguishing Device) was centered to the left of the numerals on suspension ribbons of large and miniature medals and to the right on the ribbon bar.
The badge is worn on the upper left pocket during and after the period of detail. Full Size Miniature Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge (JCS ID) The Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge is awarded to military personnel who have been assigned to duty and served not less than one year after 13 January 1961 in a position of responsibility under the direct cognizance of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The award of the badge must be approved by the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; the head of a Directorate of the Joint Staff; or one of the subordinate agencies of the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Aide to the President Aide to the Vice President. Aide to Admiral or official of higher rank; Naval Attaches and Assistant Naval Attaches Aide to Vice Admiral . Aide to a Rear Admiral or official of lower rank; aide to a governor of a state or territory Recruit Company Commander and Assistants Aiguillettes are also worn by Naval personnel while serving as "A" School Military Training (ASMT) Department and Division Leading Chief Petty Officers and Company Commanders/Assistant Company Commanders; Recruit Company Commanders and their assistants; and members of the U.