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ASIA - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA The Chinese Navy (6)
Well, I suppose such ribbons is some equivalent to rank insignias, so I think when the person is promoted to the next level he just replaces the old service ribbon with a new one. Otherwise you can imagine what kind of a salad consisted of service ribbons only the person has to wear on his chest))...
Dorward_Bis > 3-June-2015 8:44:03

AMERICA - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA US Navy Shoulder Straps evolution (1841 - 1913) (7)
Thanks for such a high appreciation of my modest work)) Yes, I have some ideas concerning "evolutional charts" for other national armies/navies rank insignias....
Dorward_Bis > 2-June-2015 7:31:02

AFRICA - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA Ethiopia (1975-1991) Communist Army (0)
I just saw videos of Ethiopian Communist leader Mengistu Haile Mariam in full uniform. Any information about the ranks used during that era?...
general_tiu > 31-May-2015 1:06:31

AMERICA - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA Possible additional changes for the Royal Canadian Navy (24)
Well, an army and air force sergeant having a crown above their chevrons would bring the insignia into lie with the RCMP... Speaking of the RCMP, I wonder if the 'laurel' that was mentioned for the MS rank/appointment would have one of the staff sergeant major's laurels, if not a simple swapping of the crown for the anchor? It would at least be somewhat distinct....
SFMRAS > 29-May-2015 20:15:29