Medical S (Officer) - Branch Insignia
Criteria: U.S. Army branch insignia badges represent each individual service members specific field of service. Each soldier - both enlisted personnel and officers - wear their branch insignia badge on his or her formal uniform (Class A or Army dress blues) denoting their particular skill set. Army branch insignia badges are separate from Army qualification badges, in that, qualification badges require completion of a training course or school, whereas branch insignia badges are issued to a service member upon assignment to a particular area of the Army. Enlisted soldiers wear the branch insignia on the left coat lapel (opposite the U.S. insignia disk). Officers wear their branch insignia on the lower half of both lapels beneath the U.S. insignia. Army personnel began wearing branch insignia just prior to the Civil War in the 1850s.
Note: USA Military Medals branch insignia badges are sold in single quantities. Not pairs. For purchase of a pair you must select a quantity of 2 when adding it to your shopping cart.
Note: This branch insignia badge does not come with the accompanying U.S. letters. For purchase of the accompanying U.S. letters add it / them (below) in the appropriate quantities in addition to the branch insignia badge.