This is the military insignia for the ranks of the British Army during the Second World War, included on cap badges & collar gorget patches.

The Chindits – In 1943

In 1943 – The First Expedition The Indian Infantry Brigade Commander – Brigadier Charles Orde Wingate, DSO (Ex-Royal Artillery) Brigade Major – Maj.

Quote - " Russia, meanwhile, has increased its arms spending by $88 billion and plans to "modernize" its arsenal.

The 35 Most Powerful Militaries In The World

Graphic Illustrates Exactly Where Each Of The 35 Top Militaries Stands On The World Stage

This is as absolutely as much as a disgraceful slap to the face of the Marine Corp as Obama's halfway salute (while on the phone) as he crawled on the plane.

President Obama makes U.S. Marine break military rules by holding an umbrella while in uniform

President Obama checks the need for an umbrella held by a U. Marine during joint news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan in Washington

Victoria Cross (VC). The premier award for gallantry, the VC may be awarded to all ranks of the services and civilians for gallantry in the presence of the enemy. It may be awarded posthumously.

The premier award for gallantry, the VC may be awarded to all ranks of the services and civilians for gallantry in the presence of the enemy. It may be awarded posthumously. This is the medal awarded Ruddy for valor.

A place for those in the military to share info about duty stations that they have been to and to find info from other families about where you could be going!

A place for those in the military to share info about duty stations that they have been to and to find info from other families about where you could be going! Great for the next move, can help us with our dream sheet!

I had this brilliant (I thought so, at least) idea of having Archer be in the reserve military and he's working in the bookstore to make a living (my uncle just joined the reserves and he shared a lot of stories :) Then there's some sort of crisis situation in the Middle East and he has to go over there.  It'll make for an interesting plot twist and we can have a really big 'happy tears' reunion between him and Sadie

See this infographic from Veterans United Home Loans on military rankings for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Marines.

historic navy Uniforms | FROM ADMIRAL NELSON TO THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE: THE POWER OF TAILORING ...

FROM ADMIRAL NELSON TO THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE: THE POWER OF TAILORING

Admiral Lord Nelson's Trafalgar uniform, 1805 Damaged epaulette and bullet hole from fatal gun shot.

Things that go BUMP in the nyt

These are different military insignias of the SS. I could implement this into my work as I could use real insignias and ranking systems in my alternate universe, to make it more relatable to real life.

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