United States Army Mechanic Bar
Awarded to Army personnel who have received driver or mechanic MOS training, and have qualified as a mechanic on motorized military vehicles. Vehicle Qualification Bars are suspended from the Driver and Mechanic Badge. Vehicle Qualification Bars include: Operator S Bar (Special mechanical equipment); Mechanic Bar (Automotive or allied vehicles); Driver A Bar (Amphibious vehicles); Driver M Bar (Motorcycles); Driver - T Bar (Tracked vehicles); and Driver - W Bar (Wheeled vehicles). Recipients qualifying for more than one vehicle-type suspend additional vehicle qualification bars creating a chain that hangs from the badge.
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