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1

What is the purpose of the D.A. Military Awards Program?

Provide recognition for acts valor, exceptional service, special skills, and acts of heroism

2

What is the highest peacetime award for valor?

The soldier's medal

3

What is an award?

A decoration, medal, badge, or ribbon given to an individual or unit

4

What is a decoration?

An award given to an individual for specific act of service

5

What is DA Form 7013?

Certificate of Appreciation

6

What is the highest award given by the Army in time of war?

The Medal of Honor

7

What is engraved on the reverse side of the Medal of Honor?

The grade, name, and organization of the awardee

8

What is engraved on the reverse side of every decoration (other than the medal of honor)?

The name of the awardee

9

How many stars are on the blue silk shield of the Army Medal of Honor is suspended from?

13

10

Who is the approving authority for the Medal of Honor?

The U.S. Congress

11

What AR covers military awards?

AR 600-8-22

12

Who awards the Medal of Honor?

POTUS

13

What word is inscribed on the suspension bar of the medal of honor?

valor

14

What is DA Form 2442?

Certificate of Achievement

15

What is the time limit for recommending an award?

Two years

16

How many V devices may be worn on a ribbon?

No more than 1

17

The V device is authorized for wear on what decorations?

Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, ARCOM, Joint Service commendation medal

18

How many different weapons are authorized component bars?

19

19

Who can make recommendations for an award?

Any person having knowledge of an outstanding act or achievement

20

To whom is the purple heart awarded?

To anyone wounded or killed in action against an armed enemy

21

What is the second highest award for valor?

Distinguished Service Cross

22

What is a DA Form 4950?

Good Conduct Medal Certificate

23

Name the four special skills tabs

Ranger, Special forces, President's Hundred, Sapper

24

Name appurtenances

Oak leaf clusters, V devices, numerals, clasps, service stars, arrowhead, ten-year device, m device

25

What are the three Army Combat Badges?

Combat Infantryman Badge, Combat Action Badge, Combat medical badge