United States Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Badge
Criteria: The National Guard Recruiting and Retention Badge is worn by personnel assigned as recruiters for the Army National Guard. Depicting a minuteman in the center, the badge is awarded in three degrees (basic, senior, and master). The basic badge is unique in its design while the senior and master badges are similar in appearance with the master badge displaying the words "Peritus" in a gold arch at the top of the badge.
The basic and senior versions of the Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Badge are temporary badges that must be surrendered upon the completion of a soldier's recruiting assignment. However, the master version of this badge is awarded to Guardsman as a permanent award.
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