Combat Infantryman Badge
Combat Infantryman Badge First AwardThe Combat Infantry Badge was approved by the Secretary of War on 7 October 1943 and announced in War Department Circular 269 dated 27 October 1943. On 8 February 1952, the Chief of Staff, Army, approved a proposal to add stars to the Combat Infantryman Badge to indicate award of the badge in separate wars. Under this change in policy, the badge was no longer limited to a one-time award, but could now be awarded to eligible individuals for each war in which they participated.
*Approx 3″ width, chrome plated, brass, black or blue enamel
*Attaches with 3M adhesive
*Units, badges, and tabs sold separately
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