United States Army Driver and Mechanic Badge
Criteria: 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.
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