Insignia
An insignia (Latin: īnsignia, nominative plural of īnsigne, "emblem, token, symbol"), plural insignias, is a symbol or token of personal power, status or office, or of an official body of government o...
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Coat of arms
A coat of arms is a unique heraldic design on an escutcheon (i.e. shield), surcoat, or tabard. A surcoat, and subsequently a coat of arms was used by medieval knights to cover, protect, and identify ...
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Sashes Island
Sashes Island is an island in the River Thames in England at Cookham Lock near Cookham, Berkshire. It is now open farmland, but has Roman and Anglo-Saxon connections. The island is located between He...
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NATO Military Symbols for Land Based Systems
NATO Military Symbols for Land Based Systems was the NATO standard for military map marking symbols. It was published as Allied Procedural Publication 6A (APP-6A). The symbols are designed to enhance ...
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Military tattoo
A tattoo is a military performance of music or display of armed forces in general. The term comes from the early 17th century Dutch phrase doe den tap toe ("turn off the tap"), a signal sounded by dru...
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Military ranks of Argentina
This article presents the insignia and ranks of the armed forces of Argentina.
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Military badges of the United States
Military badges of the United States are awards authorized by the United States Armed Forces that signify rating, qualification, or accomplishment in several career fields, and also serve as identific...
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Soldier ranks of Sweden
Soldier ranks of Sweden comprise the contracted ordinary ranks in the Swedish Armed Forces. The length of contract is currently restricted to two years due to the employment protection law (LAS).
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General of the branch
General der Waffengattung (en: General of the branch also General of the branch of service) was a three-star general, comparable to NATO OF-8 grade. It was equivalent to the Admiral three-star flag of...
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Army ranks and insignia of the Russian Federation
Russia inherited the ranks of the Soviet Union, although the insignia and uniform were altered slightly. The following is a table ranks of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. English transla...
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Naval ranks and insignia of the Russian Federation
The Navy of the Russian Federation inherited the ranks of the Soviet Navy, although the insignia and uniform were slightly altered.The Russian armed forces have two styles of ranks:The Army, Air Force...
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United States Air Force officer rank insignia
The United States Air Force officer rank insignia in use today.
This chart displays the United States Air Force officer rank insignia. The ranks are divided into three sections: company grade, fie...
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Distinctive unit insignia
A distinctive unit insignia (DUI) is a metal heraldic device worn by soldiers in the United States Army. The DUI design is derived from the coat of arms authorized for a unit. DUIs may also be called ...
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United States Coast Guard enlisted rate insignia
These charts represents the United States Coast Guard enlisted rate insignia. Rates are used to describe an enlisted sailor's pay-grade. Rates are not to be confused with "ratings", which describe th...
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Nikolay Gerasimovich Kuznetsov
Nikolay Gerasimovich Kuznetsov (Russian: Никола́й Гера́симович Кузнецо́в) (July 24, 1904, Medvedki – December 6, 1974, Moscow) was a Soviet naval officer who achieved the rank of Admiral of the Fl...
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Royal Air Force roundels
The air forces of the United Kingdom - the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm, the Army's Army Air Corps and the Royal Air Force use a roundel, a circular identification mark, painted on aircraft to identify ...
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Papal tiara
The papal tiara is a crown that was worn by popes of the Roman Catholic Church from as early as the 8th century to the mid-20th. It was last used by Pope Paul VI in 1963 and only at the beginning of h...
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Purity ring
Purity rings (also known as promise rings, abstinence rings, or chastity rings) are worn as a sign of chastity. The practice originated in the United States in the 1990s among Christian-affiliated se...
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Rank insignia of the Finance Guard Corps
The rank insignia of the Guardia di Finanza are worn on jackets and shoulder epaulettes.
Warning: The table below shows a simple literal translation of the Italian corps of financiers military r...
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Major (Sweden)
Major (Majuri in Finnish) is a military officers rank in Sweden and Finland, ranking above Kapten and below Överstelöjtnant. Swedish Kapten(s) are promoted to the rank after the completion of a 40 w...