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    Fellow serviceman from across the pond


    unsure whether or not this is the right place to post but here goes.

    Im a serving Royal Air Force Sgt who served with MACG38 in 2013.

    I worked as an assistant to the Tactical Air director controlling aviation assets around RCSW, In support of HERRICK/ENDURINH FREEDOM. I must say, working with a group of professional and dedicated warfighters, men and women of the USMC was an honour and a privelige. With memories that will stay with me for life.

    Anyway, my question is;

    at the end of my tour in the COC I was presented with a USMC certificate of commendation from the commandant. At the point I was awarded I was too humbled and grateful to fully understand what I received and to this day do not understand fully the weight or meaning of the certificate.

    Is there anyone around who could explain this to me? I'd love to be able to speak about it with some conviction when asked by friend, family and my fellow airmen.

    thanks in advance


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    Perhaps Kegler or another that is better acquainted with the inner workings of that particular question will stop in and answer that for you...

    Welcome Raffella...

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    It's usually awarded based on a task which was handled on a exemplary manner and is above a Meritorious Mast, but is below a Navy Achievement Medal and does not include a ribbon. It's basically a pat on the back by the Commandant and it's a honor to receive.

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