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Object Name Medal
Catalog Number 2004.50.11
Date C. 1970
Material(s) Bronze; cotton; paper; brass;
Dimensions H-7 W-4.25 D-1 inches
Description This is an Army Commendation medal with case. A) blue presentation box with brass trim and gold leaf embossing on cover and gray felted lining; B) brass lapel pin of ribbon for civilian wear; C) Army Commendation medal with cluster; 1 3/8 inches wide Bronze hexagon, one point up, an American bald eagle with wings displayed horizontally, grasping three crossed arrows and bearing on its breast a shield paly of thirteen pieces and a chief; reverse, a name panel between the words "FOR MILITARY" and "MERIT", all above a sprig of laurel; ribbon is 1 3/8 inches wide and consists of the following stripes: 3/32 inch White 67101; 25/64 inch Myrtle Green 67190; 1/32 inch White; 1/16 inch Myrtle Green; 1/32 inch White; 1/16 inch Myrtle Green; center 1/32 inch White; 1/16 inch Myrtle Green; 1/32 inch White; 1/16 inch Myrtle Green; 1/32 inch White; 25/64 inch Myrtle Green; and 3/32 inch White.
Notes Items in this collection were worn by, purchased, or presented to the donors brother Sgt. Michael A. Norris. Norris, of Louisville, Kentucky, served with the United States Army in Vietnam. Norris' records are on file at he Military Records and Research Branch of the Kentucky Department of Military Affairs.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Event Vietnam War
Subjects Military decorations
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS