TITLE

I'm Not Just a Navy Reservist

AUTHOR(S)
Morin, Paul R.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jul2007, Vol. 133 Issue 7, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the meaning and origins of the Navy Reserve Meritorious Service Medal (NRMSM) and the Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) of the U.S. Navy. The NGCM is the nation's third-oldest award and the Navy's oldest award after the Medal of Honor and was originally issued in 1870 in a Maltese cross with "Fidelity-of-Zeal-Obedience" on the obverse. To eliminate the distinction between active and reserve sailors, the two medallions were combined.
ACCESSION #
25683431

 

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