The U.S. Military Badge was first established in 1949. Awarded only to high-ranking U.S. Officer's mainly to U.S. Generals and Admirals. Extremely high quality made with stunning enamel work and is Gold plated. Hallmarked (Makers Marked) V-21, the manufacturer is VANGUARD USA.
Award History: U.S. Office of the Secretary Of Defense Breast Badge was established in 1949. Awarded to only high-ranking U.S. Army Officer's mainly to U.S. Generals and Admirals. Measuring a large 5.cm or nearly 2. inches in diameter. It has stunning enamel work and is Gold plated. Hallmarked (Makers Marked) V-21 on the reverse of badge by the only authorized manufacturer that has the current military contract to supply this beautiful badge to the U.S. military. The manufacturer is VANGUARD USA. The Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge is a military badge issued to members of the United States armed forces who are permanently assigned as military aides to the Secretary of Defense.