Stamps on Disabled Soldiers  – Finland 1990

Stamps on Disabled Soldiers  – Finland 1990

Finland issued a stamp on 13 Mar 1990 on 50th Anniversary of Disabled Soldiers Association (1940-1990).

FINLAND DISABLED SOLDIER
FINLAND 1990 – DISABLED SOLDIERS UNION

 

Military Decorations of South Africa -1984.

Military Decorations of South Africa -1984.

South Africa issued a set of four stamps on Military decorations on 09 Nov 1984.

11c- Pro Patria Medal- Instituted in 1974 for Service in Operational area.

25c -De Wet – Military Long Service Medal.

30c- John Chard – Instituted in 1952, till 1986 awarded to members of Citizen Force.

45c – Cross of Honour -Instituted in 1975, awarded for Bravery.

SOUTH AFRICA MIL DECORATIONS
SOUTH AFRICA MIL DECORATIONS

National Decorations & Orders of South Africa – Miniature Sheet 1990.

National Decorations & Orders of South Africa – Miniature Sheet 1990.

South Africa issued a miniature containing five stamps of 21c each on National Decorations and National Orders. The Medals and Ribbons featured on stamps are

Wolter made Cross for Bravery

Order of the Southern Cross

Order of the Star of South Africa

Order for Meritorious Service

Order of Good Hope

SOUTH AFRICA MS MEDALS
SOUTH AFRICA MS 1990- NATIONAL DECORATIONS

The Service Cross Medals – Honoring Extra Ordinary Heroism – Stamps of USA 2016

The Service Cross Medals – Honoring Extra Ordinary Heroism – Stamps of USA 2016.

The USPS issued a set of four stamps on The Service Cross Medals -Honoring Extra Ordinary Heroism. The stamps were issued on 30 May 2016 . The Medals are

Distinguished  Service Cross – It is the second highest military decoration that can be awarded to a member of United States Army (Previously to USA Air Forces also). Awarded for extra ordinary heroism.

Navy Cross– It is the second highest military decoration that can be awarded to a members of United States Navy,U.S Marine Corps (Coast Guard when operating under authority of Navy). Awarded for extra ordinary heroism.

Air Force Cross- It is the second highest military decoration that can be awarded to a member of United States Air Force. Awarded for extra ordinary heroism.

Coast Guard Cross– Military decoration of U.S Coast Guard.Established on 15 Oct 2010. For extra ordinary acts of heroism by a member of U S Coast Guard when not operating under the authority  of U S Navy.

A Sheet issued is listed below.

HONORING EXTRAORDINARY HEROISM
THE SERVICE CROSS MEDALS -HONORING EXTRA ORDINARY HEROISM -USA 2016