Navy Professional

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      • Example Display Recognition
      • Professions Currently Available
      • Display Types
      • Issue Requirements
      • Administration Processing and Delivery
      • How To Apply For This Display Recognition and/or Medal
      • Mailing Address
      • Questions?
      • Other Display Recognitions
      • Navy Websites
      • Sample Display Recognition
        Displayed: Boatswain's Mate
        (Other professions available):

        Professions Currently Available:

      • Aviation Boatswain's Mate Professional
      • Air Traffic Controller Professional
      • Aviation Machinist's Mate Professional
      • Aviation Electronics Mate Professional
      • Aerographer's Mate Professional
      • Aviation Storekeeper Professional
      • Aviation Structural Mechanic Professional
      • Aviation Ordnanceman Professional
      • Aviation Support Equipment Technician Professional
      • Aviation Electronics Technician Professional
      • Aviation Warfare Systems Operator Professional
      • Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Professional
      • Boatswain's Mate Professional
      • Boiler Technician Professional
      • Builder Professional
      • Construction Professional
      • Construction Mechanic Professional
      • Coxswain Professional
      • Cryptologic Technician Professional
      • Damage Controlman Professional
      • Disbursing Clerk Professional
      • Illustrator Draftsman Professional
      • Data Processing Techncian Professional
      • Data Systems Technician Professional
      • Dental Technician Professional
      • Engineering Aide Professional
      • Electrician's Mate Professional
      • Engineman Professional
      • Equipment Operator Professional
      • Electronics Technician Professional
      • Electronics Warfare Technician Professional
      • Fire Controlman Professional
      • Fire Control Technician Professional
      • Gunner's Mate Professional
      • Gas Turbine System Technician* Professional
      • Hospital Corpsman Professional
      • Hull Maintenance Technician Professional
      • Interior Communications Electrician Professional
      • Instrumentman Professional
      • Intelligence Specialist Professional
      • Journalist Professional
      • Lithographer Professional
      • Legalman Professional
      • Machine Accountant Professional
      • Molder Professional
      • Machinist's Mate Professional
      • Mineman Professional
      • Machinery Repairman Professional
      • Mess Management Specialist Professional
      • Missile Technician Professional
      • Musician Professional
      • Navy Counselor Professional
      • Opticalman Professional
      • Ocean Systems Technician Professional
      • Operations Professional
      • Photographer's Mate Professional
      • Patternmaker Notes Professional
      • Personnelman Professional
      • Aircrew Survival Equipmentman Professional
      • Quartermaster Professional
      • Radioman Professional
      • Religious Program Specialist Professional
      • Seaman Professional
      • Ships Serviceman Professional
      • Storekeeper Professional
      • Signalman Professional
      • Sonar Technician Professional
      • Steelworker Professional
      • Torpedoman Professional
      • Utilitiesman Professional
      • Watertender Professional
      • Yeoman Professional
      • Display Types

        You have four display types to choose from:
        Heavy Bond Enclosure

        Heavy Bond Enclosure
        Colors: Regal, Black, Navy
        Trimmed in Appearance Gold

        Ready for Mantle or Shelf Display

        Issue Requirements
        You must submit the following:

      • An unaltered photocopy of your DD-214 (post WW2), OR unaltered photocopy of WD AGO 53-55 (WW2), OR photocopy of military orders acknowledging your Navy primary or secondary Military Occupational Specialty.
      • NOTICE

        This Display Recognition is available ONLY to authorized recipients who possess orders, or authorization form, or release documentation that confirms award eligibility. (See "Issue Requirements"). To obtain either a Display Medal or a Display Recognition for your authorized award you will be required to provide military-issued documentation authorizing your award. There are no exceptions.

        You must NOT submit a military issued document or photocopy that:

        • has been altered in any way by you after
          the original's official issue
        • contains information or corrections or
          additions that you entered
        • lists awards or training you knowingly did not receive
        • contains highlighting, colorizing or other markings you entered

        Be advised that on request any knowingly fraudulent document sent by you will be released to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that may result in prosecution and/or fine/imprisonment.

        Email Questions, or Phone: 1-562-422-4100 (Pacific Time Zone)

        Personnel Branch
        Processing and Delivery

        Style Admin Shipping Total
        Full Color .PDF (Printable) $7.50 Emailed $7.50
        Published Document only (Full Color) $14.00 $12.60 USPS $26.60
        Published Document in Heavy Bond Enclosure (Full Color) $19.00 $12.60 USPS $31.60
        Full Color Printable Certificates
        on CD-Rom (minimum 20 Certificates)
        $7.50 $7.50 By Count

      • Total/Shipping fees, above, apply to 50 U.S. states
      • Contact The War Library for international shipping cost
      • How to Apply

        You may apply for your Display Recognition using a...

      • Check Debit card (* Shipped within 1 week)
      • Charge card (* Shipped within 1 week)
      • Personal, Business, Bank or Cashiers Check ( Shipped in 6 weeks)
      • Money Order (* Shipped in 6 weeks)
      • (* Upon reception of required documentation)

        Complete and MAIL this APPLICATION FORM.
        Don't forget to include an unaltered COPY of your DD-214, WD AGO 53-55, or other pre-arranged document(s).


        Mailing Address

        Records Chief (REC-AMW)
        The American War Library
        817 East Via Carmelitos Ste 319
        Long Beach CA 90805-7549


        Click here for answers to common questions

        Email: Navy Professional Recognition Inquiry

        Telephone: 1-562-422-4100 (Pacific Time Zone)

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