Expert Infantryman Badge

United States

Number of awards in the database: 9
Total awarded for WW II: unknown

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The Expert infantryman Badge was instituted in October 1943. The EIB could be awarded after the completion of a course of testing designed to demonstrate proficiency in infantry skills.

It was not permitted to wear the decoration together with that of the Combat Infantryman Badge. The latter was considered as higher in ranking.

 

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Picture source:   - Wilco Vermeer collection
Information source(s):   - FOSTER, C.F. & BORTS L.H., A complete guide to all United States Military Medals 1939 to Present, MOA Press, Fountain Inn, 2005.
- Wilco Vermeer
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