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Recognizing Military Service

pinning lapel button


Have you ever seen a service flag or lapel button with a gold star and wondered what it meant? In this course, you will review the history behind the creation of the Service Flag and the Gold Star Lapel Button. This course also presents who is eligible to display the Service Flag and may receive and wear the Gold Star Lapel Button or the Next of Kin of Deceased Lapel Button.

Length: 7 minutes Audience: Family Members, Service Providers, Military Service Members, Military Leaders & Supervisors


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