A genuine current issue for U.S. NAVY OFFICER'S. 24 K Gold plated. This badge was made by a current authorized US Government manufacturer Vanguard USA and is regulation makers marked (hallmarked) V-21- N.
Award Criteria: The Deep Submergence Insignia is a uniform breast pin worn by officers and men of the United States Navy's submarine service who are qualified in submarines and have completed one year of regular assignment to a Manned or Unmanned Deep Submersible. The badge was first approved on 6 April 1981.