The Medical Corps insignia of branch, modified by the addition of a Greek
cross suggesting the Geneva Convention between the wings and the entwined
serpents, signifies the recipients skills and expertise. It is superimposed upon
a stretcher alluding to medical field service.
This badge recognizes Army medical personnel for attaining a high state of
technical skill in field medical functions. It is awarded on the basis of
proven skill and performance. Prior to being awarded the badge, personnel
must successfully pass all test parts prescribed by Army Regulations.
The Expert Medical Badge was approved on 18 June 1965.
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