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Objects of the Week Archive

Object of the Week for August 4

Insignia, Medals, and Decorations: US Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard

In honor of National Coast Guard Day, we celebrate our troops with a poster of their insignia, medals, and decorations. The Coast Guard was founded in 1790 at the request of the first Secretary of the Treasury of the US, Alexander Hamilton.

US Coast Guard vs Navy – What's the Difference?