A New Badge of Courage

Reece, Beth
September 2005
Soldiers;Sep2005, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p4
The article reports that the U.S. Army has launched the Combat Action Badge award which honors such soldiers as artilleryman, military police, truck drivers and other combat arms, combat-service and support specialists. The eligibility for the award is retroactive to September 18, 2001. According to Bill Johnson of the Army's Military Awards Branch, the award is created in response to field commanders who wanted to honor soldiers fighting the global war on terror.


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