United States Army Driver and Mechanic Badge
Awarded to Army personnel who have received driver or mechanic MOS training, and have qualified as an operator of military motor vehicles. The badge is issued with a number of corresponding metal bars, suspended below the decoration denoting the various vehicle qualifications received. Vehicle Qualification Bars include: Operator S Bar (Special mechanical equipment); Mechanic Bar (Automotive or allied vehicles); Driver A Bar (Amphibious vehicles); Driver M Bar (Motorcycles); Driver - T Bar (Tracked vehicles); and Driver - W Bar (Wheeled vehicles). Recipients qualifying for more than one vehicle-type suspend additional vehicle qualification bars creating a chain that hangs from the badge.