United States Army Operator S Bar
Awarded to Army personnel who have received driver or mechanic MOS training, and have qualified as an operator of special mechanical military equipment. Vehicle Qualification Bars are suspended from the Driver and Mechanic Badge. 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.