Wednesday, April 28, 2004

Medals and Ribbons

Here is the Army description of their decorations. If you click on the link for a particular ribbon, you'll see the medal that it represents. In fact, for a Silver Star you'll see

4. Components: The following are authorized components of the Silver Star Medal:

a. Decoration (regular size): MIL-D-3943/11. NSN for decoration set: 8455-00-269-5758. Individual medal: 8455-00-246-3834.

b. Decoration (miniature size): MIL-D-3943/11. NSN 8455-00-996-5013.

c. Ribbon: MIL-R-11589/136. NSN 8455-00-252-9953.

d. Lapel Button: MIL-L-11484/9. NSN 8455-00-253-0819.

There, that wasn't so fscking hard, was it?! Now, national media, can we find out what the bloody hell Preznit Bush was doing while John Kerry was off in Vietnam getting shot at? Is that too frickin' much to ask?


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