US ARMY ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL -
This is the US Army achievement medal. Instituted in 1981. The medal was awarded
to members of the armed forces below the rank of colonel, who served with
excellence in a noncombat situation. As long as the nature of the service rendered
did not qualify for the Army commendation medal.
The design of the medal consists of the front bearing the Army seal. The back
section has three lines that read "For Military Achievement".
The name of the person who won the medal could be inscribed in the back. The
sample feature here does not have any inscriptions.
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reviewed over a period of several years. A trend can be observed. The present worth
of the American medals and awards in the collector's market is illustrated.
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It is becoming more difficult to be able to tell the fake ones from the real ones because
the quality of the reproductions is improving. The collector must become familiarized with
the construction style and materials employed in the manufacturing of this item.
Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine the authenticity of
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