Posted Sunday, August 14, 2005
Reports indicate that the new space badge will be available for purchase beginning 1 Oct 05, authorized for wear on 1 Nov 05 and mandatory wear on 1 Mar 06.
The controversial badge replaces both the current Space and Missile Badge and the Missile Operations Badge and, in a first, will be worn above aeronautical badges such as pilot, aircrew or jump wings if the individual is in a space billet.
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