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    As is the case with every soldier, every medal holds a story all its own.





    Below are showcased the various medals / ribbons that have been awarded to members of the United States military throughout the nation's history. The colors showcased for each are only representative of their real-life counterparts as age / fading may present differences, sometimes making precise identification difficult. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order (with the exception of the four most popular being listed first).


    There are a total of 57 entries in the Military Factory Military Medals List. Details on the military ranks of each respective American service can be found here.



    Medal of Honor Ribbon
    Medal of Honor
    Purple Heart Ribbon
    Purple Heart
    Silver Star Ribbon
    Silver Star
    Bronze Star Ribbon
    Bronze Star
    Afghanistan Campaign Medal Ribbon
    Afghanistan Campaign Medal
    Air Force Aerial Achievement Medal Ribbon
    Air Force Aerial Achievement Medal
    Air Force Airman's Medal Ribbon
    Air Force Airman's Medal
    Air Medal Ribbon
    Air Medal
    American Campaign Medal Ribbon
    American Campaign Medal
    American Defense Service Medal Ribbon
    American Defense Service Medal
    Antarctica Service Medal Ribbon
    Antarctica Service Medal
    Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Ribbon
    Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
    Army Achievement Medal Ribbon
    Army Achievement Medal
    Army Commendation Medal Ribbon
    Army Commendation Medal
    Army Occupation of Germany, World War 1 Ribbon
    Army Occupation of Germany, World War 1
    Army of Cuban Occupation Medal Ribbon
    Army of Cuban Occupation Medal
    Army of Cuban Pacification Medal Ribbon
    Army of Cuban Pacification Medal
    Army of Occupation of Puerto Rico Medal Ribbon
    Army of Occupation of Puerto Rico Medal
    Army of Occupation Service Medal, World War 2 Ribbon
    Army of Occupation Service Medal, World War 2
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal Ribbon
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
    Auxiliary Distinguished Service Award (USCG) Ribbon
    Auxiliary Distinguished Service Award (USCG)
    Bronze Star Medal Ribbon
    Bronze Star Medal
    China Campaign Medal Ribbon
    China Campaign Medal
    Civil War Campaign Medal Ribbon
    Civil War Campaign Medal
    Distinguished Flying Cross Ribbon
    Distinguished Flying Cross
    Distinguished Service Cross Ribbon
    Distinguished Service Cross
    Distinguished Service Medal Ribbon
    Distinguished Service Medal
    European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal Ribbon
    European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
    Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Ribbon
    Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
    Good Conduct Medal (Army) Ribbon
    Good Conduct Medal (Army)
    Guardian Medal, The (USCG) Ribbon
    Guardian Medal, The (USCG)
    Indian Campaign Medal Ribbon
    Indian Campaign Medal
    Iraq Campaign Medal Ribbon
    Iraq Campaign Medal
    Joint Service Achievement Ribbon
    Joint Service Achievement
    Joint Service Commendation Ribbon
    Joint Service Commendation
    Korean Service Medal Ribbon
    Korean Service Medal
    Kosovo Campaign Medal Ribbon
    Kosovo Campaign Medal
    Legion of Merit Ribbon
    Legion of Merit
    Legion of Merit (USCG) Ribbon
    Legion of Merit (USCG)
    Medal for Humane Action (Berlin Airlift) Ribbon
    Medal for Humane Action (Berlin Airlift)
    Medal of Honor Ribbon
    Medal of Honor
    Meritorious Service Medal Ribbon
    Meritorious Service Medal
    Mexican Border Service Medal Ribbon
    Mexican Border Service Medal
    Mexican Service Medal Ribbon
    Mexican Service Medal
    National Defense Service Medal Ribbon
    National Defense Service Medal
    Navy Occupation Service Medal, World War 2 Ribbon
    Navy Occupation Service Medal, World War 2
    Philippine Campaign Medal Ribbon
    Philippine Campaign Medal
    Philippine Congressional Medal Ribbon
    Philippine Congressional Medal
    Plaque of Merit (USCG) Ribbon
    Plaque of Merit (USCG)
    Prisoner of War Medal Ribbon
    Prisoner of War Medal
    Purple Heart Ribbon
    Purple Heart
    Reserve Components Achievement Medal (Army) Ribbon
    Reserve Components Achievement Medal (Army)
    Silver Star Ribbon
    Silver Star
    Soldier's Medal Ribbon
    Soldier's Medal
    Southwest Asia Service Medal Ribbon
    Southwest Asia Service Medal
    Spanish Campaign Medal (Army) Ribbon
    Spanish Campaign Medal (Army)
    Spanish War Service Medal Ribbon
    Spanish War Service Medal
    Vietnam Service Medal Ribbon
    Vietnam Service Medal
    Women's Army Corps Service Medal Ribbon
    Women's Army Corps Service Medal
    World War 1 Victory Medal Ribbon
    World War 1 Victory Medal
    World War 2 Victory Medal Ribbon
    World War 2 Victory Medal