Military Wings and Insignia Plaques
Made from solid mahogany all of our military wings and insignia are hand carved and finished by our expert craftsmen. The mahogany is cured and treated at our own factory to avoid warping and twisting over the years and a special keyhole slot is recessed into the rear to ensure a flush fitting on ay wall surface. It is impossible to list all the different designs that we have made over the years so if you do not see exactly what you want, please do not hesitate to call our support staff or send us an email using the contact option on the bottom of the page.This set of wings makes an ideal present, retirement gift or addition to your memorabilia collection. They look great on your office wall or in the den at home. We make seven standard sizes but if you have a special size that you want we can custom build it for you with no set-up or design costs.A name plate can be added to the underneath of the wings as shown below for a small amount extra. The name plate is fixed to the bottom of the wings by a chain and makes a wonderful way to personalize this item. If urgency is an issue we can offer an express 14 day delivery for the extra fee shown. Our staff have been specially trained to help you with any questions or design issues that you might have. Call us toll free on 1-800-381-9457.
Delivery Time: the normal delivery time is approximately four to six weeks, however we offer a 14 day express service, just select the plaques size above in the Express Delivery Option.
Size: If the size you want to order is not shown above, please call us or send a priority message by clicking here.
Approval: Prior to shipment you will be sent a high resolution picture of your plaque for your approval.
Assistance: You can use the Live Support option on the left or call us direct on Toll Free 1-800-381-9457.
Custom Wings and Insignia: We can offer you a complete custom service if you do not see what you are looking for. We can take your artwork in most popular formats or we may even have your design in our extensive military library. For assistance by phone please call our Toll Free Number 1-800-381-9457 or click on the button below:
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Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist (SCWS) Insignia Badge Plaque
|The Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist (SCWS) insignia is a military badge of the United States Navy. The warfare pin recognizes the training and qualifications of members who serve in Construction Battalions (CB or Seabees), or other construction units, in the United States Navy.
To be awarded the insignia, a service member must have completed the prescribed Naval Construction Force Personnel Qualification Standards (PQS), which entails required coursework, qualification tasks standards, written examination, and a field exercise. Upon final completion of all prescribed training, a “murder” board, which usually last eight hours, is taken. Upon completion of the “murder board,” a final board (usually two-fours) is given. Once the member has completed all of the above requirements, they are designated a SeaBee Combat Warfare Specialist. The Seabee Combat Warfare insignia is primarily presented to members of the Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) or the Construction Battalions (CB); however, the insignia is not limited only to this branch of the Navy. Any sailor of any rate or any officer can qualify, given they are assigned to a qualifying unit (NMCB, UCT, CBMU, ACB, or as of late 2008, NCR) and have completed the prescribed course of instruction.
The insignia is issued in two degrees: silver for enlisted personnel and gold for officers. The insignia features an armed Seabee, superimposed over a crossed sword and rifle (a Springfield M1903) atop oak leaves. The Bee is also the insignia for the Navy Seabees as a whole.
The authorizing instruction, “Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist”, OPNAVINST 1410.1, Department of the Navy, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, DC 20350-2000, was released in March 1992. The design evolved over the coming months followed by approvals and production of the device. During the same period the initial applications for the insignia were prepared, reviewed and considered for approval.
The first person to wear this insignia was its designer Commander Ross S. Selvidge, CEC, USNR, at the Navy Reserve Center, Los Alamitos, CA, in March 1993.
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