Medals


The practice of awarding medals to the common soldier started long ago. The first formal system for rewarding acts of individual gallantry by this nation's fighting men was established by General George Washington on August 7, 1782. Designed to recognize "any singularly meritorious action," the award consisted of a purple cloth heart.

World War I saw the first Victory Medal and the use of devices such as stars, oak leafs and bars to denote additional awards or campaigns. New decorations were added to maintain the prestige of the Medal of Honor.

World War II saw the award system expand to provide a wider degree of decorations for valor and merit and more service medals to signify campaigns in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

The INF_ continues this time honored tradition of recognizing individual gallantry on the field of battle.

Individual Medals
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Army Distinguished Service Medal Distinguished himself or herself by exceptionally meritorious service to the Government in a duty of great responsibility.
Army Achievement Medal For Exceptional Meritorious Service & Dedication to the Iron Fists
Air Force Cross Awarded for extraordinary heroism not justifying the Medal of Honor while engaged in an action against an enemy of the Iron Fists
Air Medal Awarded for Meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight
Air Force Aerial Awarded for sustained meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight
Air Force Commendation Medal Awarded for heroism, meritorious achievement, or meritorious service
Air Force Distinguished Service Medal Awarded for exceptionally meritorious service to the government in a duty of great responsibility, in combat or otherwise.
Airman's Medal Awarded for a heroic act, usually at the voluntary risk of his or her life but not involving actual combat.
Alliance Ribbon Awarded for joint operations with the Iron Fists allies.
ArmA: Armed Assault Medal Awarded for combat in ArmA: Armed Assault
ArmA2: Combined Operations Awarded for combat in ArmA2
ArmA3 Medal Awarded for combat in ArmA3
Army Achievement Medal Awarded for long term commitment to the squad.
Army Commendation Medal Awarded for heroism, meritorious achievement, or meritorious service.
Army Sevice Medal Awarded for completion of basic Individual Training to a satisfactory level.
Bronze Star Awarded for Heroic or meritorious achievement or service.
Combat Action Ribbon Awarded for Actively engaged in ground combat with an enemy of the Iron Fists.
Defense Distinguished Ribbon Awarded for Exceptionally distinguished performance of duty contributing to National security or defense of the Iron Fists.
Defense Meritorious Ribbon Awarded for Non-combat outstanding achievement or meritorious service.
Defense Superior Ribbon Awarded for Superior meritorious service in a position of significant responsibility.
Distinguished Flying Cross Awarded for Heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating in an aerial flight.
Donation Ribbon Awarded for Multiple donations to the Iron Fists Fund.
Formation Ribbon Awarded for advanced formation drills.
Good Conduct Ribbon Awarded for Exemplary behavior, efficiency, and fidelity in active Federal Military service.
Instructors Ribbon Awarded for completion of the NCO course.
Joint Service Ribbon Awarded for Meritorious service or achievement in either combat or noncombat situations based on sustained performance or specific achievement of a superlative nature but which does not warrant a Commendation Medal or higher.
Joint Operations Ribbon Awarded for attending a mission with an allied unit (another squad)
Legion Of Merit Ribbon Awarded for Exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements.
Long Service Ribbon Awarded for 1 year active service within Iron Fists.
Medal Of Honor Ribbon Awarded for Conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty.
Meritorious Service Ribbon Awarded for Outstanding meritorious achievement or service to the Iron Fists.
Mission Maker Ribbon Awarded for creating multiple mission for the Iron Fists.
Purple Heart Ribbon Awarded for Being wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the Iron Fists or as a result of an act of any such enemy or opposing armed forces\"
Recruitment Ribbon Awarded for scouting and resulting in a new member jointing the ranks.
Silver Star Ribbon Awarded for Gallantry in action against an enemy of the Iron Fists.
Soldiers Ribbon Awarded for Distinguishing oneself by heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy.
War Medal Awarded for active service within I44 Mod.
3 Year active service Ribbon Awarded for 3 years of active service within Iron Fists.
6 Year active service Ribbon Awarded for 6 years of active service within Iron Fists.
9 Year active service Ribbon Awarded for 9+ years of active service within Iron Fists.
Combat Unit Citations
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Skill Badges
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Expert Marksman Award Awarded for the completion of one or more of the sniper qualification courses with excellent scores.
Driving Badge Awarded for completing basic driving skills and convoy maneuvers.
Infantry Badge Awarded for knowledge of all basic weaponry and section formations.
jump Wings Badge Awarded for completing basic parachute training.
Marksman Badge Awarded to personnel upon successful completion of a weapons qualification course in marksmanship.
Medic Badge Awarded for completion and qualification in basic medical training.
Pilot Badge Awarded for completion and qualification in basic helicopter training.