Medal Abbreviations Allen County Indiana Cemetery Project
Allen County Indiana Cemetery Project

Abbreviations on Military Markers



ABBREVIATIONS ON MILITARY MARKERS

AAM ==ARMY ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL
AFAM ==AIR FORCE ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL
AFC ==AIR FORCE CROSS
AFCM ==AIR FORCE COMMENDATION MEDAL
AM ==AIR MEDAL
AMNM ==AIRMAN'S MEDAL
AOM ==ARMY OF OCCUPATION MEDAL
ARCOM ==ARMY COMMENDATION MEDAL
ARTY ==ARTILLERY
BM ==BREVET MEDAL
BN ==BATTALION
BSM ==BRONZE STAR MEDAL
BTRY ==BATTERY
CGAM ==COAST GUARD ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL
CGCM ==COAST GUARD COMMENDATION MEDAL
CGM ==COAST GUARD MEDAL
CR ==COMMENDATION RIBBON
DDSM ==DEFENSE DISTINQUISHED SERVICE MEDAL
DFC ==DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS
DMSM ==DEFENSE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL
DSC ==DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS
DSM ==DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL
DSSM ==DEFENSE SUPERIOR SERVICE MEDAL
EX-POW ==EX-PRISONER OF WAR
FA ==FIELD ARTILLERY
FLD ==FIELD
GS ==GOLD STAR
HQ ==HEADQUARTERS
JSCM ==JOINT SERVICE COMMENDATION MEDAL
KIA ==KILLED IN ACTION
LM ==LEGION OF MERIT
MH ==MEDAL OF HONOR
MIA ==MISSING IN ACTION
MMDSM ==MERCHANT MARINE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL
MMMM ==MERCHANGE MARINE MARINER'S MEDAL
MMMSM ==MERCHANT MARINE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL
MSM ==MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL
NAM ==NAVY ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL
NC ==NAVY CROSS
NCM ==NAVY COMMENDATION MEDAL
OLC ==OAK LEAF CLUSTER
PH ==PURPLE HEART
PH & GS ==PURPLE HEART & GOLD STAR
PH & OLC ==PURPLE HEART & OAK LEAF CLUSTER
POW ==PRISONER OF WAR
POWM ==PRISONER OF WAR MEDAL
QMC ==QUARTER MASTER CLERK - MARINE
QMC ==QUARTERMASTER CHIEF - NAVY
RCT ==REGIMENTAL COMBAT TEAM
SQ ==SQUADRON
SS ==SILVER STAR
SS & GS ==SILVER STAR & GOLD STAR
SS & OLC ==SILVER STAR & OAK LEAF CLUSTER
SM ==SOLDIERS MEDAL
SMM ==SPECIALLY MERITORIOUS MEDAL
TD ==TANK DESTROYER
TNG ==TRAINING
USANG ==US AIR NATIONAL GUARD

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