It is the third-least awarded badge in the US Military, after the Military Horseman Identification Badge and the Astronaut Badge. Griffin, the prolific and best-selling author of military novels, has died at age 89. US Badge Order WW1 WW2 Medal of Honor Army MOH Collection COPY 100% new and high quality REPRODUCTION Material: Alloy Diameter: about 5.5cm x 3.7cm/2.16"x1.46" Package included: 1pcs badge. Please understand. By Sgt. As Washington explained, his motives were to honor acts of bravery amongst his regular soldiers, because "The road to glory in a patriot army and a free country is thus open to all." The Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Identification Badge is a military badge of the United States Army which honors those soldiers who have been chosen to serve as members of the Honor Guard, known as "Sentinels", at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. On August 7, 1782, George Washington created three new military badges that would honor the service of ordinary, common soldiers. The Badge specifically honored the lower ranks, where decorations were unknown in contemporary European Armies. This device, the Badge of Military Merit, was affixed to the uniform coat above the left breast and permitted its wearer to pass guards and sentinels without challenge and to have his name and regiment inscribed in a Book of Merit. W.E.B. Badge of honor. Notice: Due to the light and screen difference, the item's color may be slightly different from the pictures. Benjamin Crane (100th ... can get.The German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge is one of a few foreign badges recognized by the United States military â¦ Griffin, 'Badge of Honor' military novelist, dead at age 89 The Associated Press NEW YORK â W.E.B.