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All polished up and ready for tomorrow. They wouldn’t pass a Sergeant Major’s inspection, but they will do. 😊

@joeligj12 here in the UK, we celebrate Remembrance Day on the Sunday closest to Armistice Day (Veteran’s Day) - 11th Nov.

@kev what are they for, if you don't mind little explaining for ppl like myself who can't read medal.

@efftoyz left is Iraq, middle is Afghanistan, right is also Afghanistan, but awarded by NATO.

@kev Very regal and noble. Thanks for your service and efforts.

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Thanks for your service to our US ally. Impressive that you still have them. I've lost all mine over the years. I had a few impressive ones considering the short term of my active duty career. I also had boxes of plaques for many non-medal awards. I got tired of keeping up with all of it, I guess.

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I was never quite sure whether the NATO medal should be polished or not.

@kev The UK? I was going to say, I didn't recognize any of them, apart from the NATO one.

@kev not good enough cadet! I expect those medals to blind me by the time I get back! Lol have fun my friend

@kev how are these given to you? Do you receive them by the post 6 months after you served or was there some kind of ceremony?

@tomdeb there’s a ceremony when the unit returns. They’re usually held in or around the town hall of the local city centre, followed by a march through the city/town.

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