Phone: 1-562-422-4100

Domain of the Golden Dragon, Plank Owner,
Plank Preserver, Shellback, Golden Shellback,
Arctic Circle, Panama Transit and Equator
Replacement Display Recognition
and/or Wallet Card Application Form

INSTRUCTIONS:

    1. Complete this form in full.
    2. Click the button at the bottom of this completed form to email it to The War Library, along with a photocopy of the required document(s) described on the Instruction Page, or you can Print and mail this form and the required documents to the Library's mailing address below.

    Do Not Hilite, Underline, Circle, Colorize
    Or Mark In Any Way The DD-214
    Or Other Military Document Photocopy
    You Will Be Sending.

    Charge card or Debit card applicants: To expedite shipment of your Replacement Recognition you may email this form today. Your Replacement Recognition will be prepared and awaiting the arrival of your DD-214 or other, pre-arranged military document(s).


    Which Qualification:


    Country of Destination:


    Recipient's LAST Name (as it appears on the Report of Separation):
    FIRST Name (as it appears on the Report of Separation):

    MIDDLE name (as it appears on the Report of Separation):
    Title (Must appear on military documentation):Jr Sr II III IV

    Rating or Rank Title (Please Do Not Abbreviate):

    Paygrade
    Enlisted
    Warrant
    Officer


    I have not moved. My current address info is on file from a previous application

    Address:
    City:
    State:
    ZipCode:
    Phone:


    Full and complete contact email address:

    Please enter the FIRST EIGHT DIGITS ONLY of the Recipient's Service Number:


    Please complete only the section of the Certificate you are requesting...

    DOMAIN OF THE DRAGON:
    Name of vessel
    Date vessel Crossed Intl Date Line:

    SHELLBACK (Vessel Travel)
    Name of vessel:
    Date Crossed Equator:
    Time Crossed Equator (leave this field blank if you do not remember the time):
    Latitude (leave this field blank if you do not know the latitude):
    Longtitude (leave this field blank if you do not know the longitude):

    GOLDEN SHELLBACK (Vessel Travel)
    Name of vessel:
    Date Crossed Equator:
    Time Crossed Equator (leave this field blank if you do not remember the time):
    Latitude (leave this field blank if you do not know the latitude):
    Longtitude (leave this field blank if you do not know the longitude):

    PANAMA TRANSIT (Vessel Travel):
    Name of vessel
    Date vessel transited the Canal:

    CROSSING THE LINE (Vessel or Air Travel):
    Date you flew over the Date Line:
    Military or Commercial Aircraft?

    CROSSING THE EQUATOR Vessel or (Air Travel):
    Date you flew over the Equator:
    Were you aboard Military or Commercial Aircraft?


    If you are sending a check or USPS money order please indicate:

    • I will mail a check along with my application and documentation. The Library will receive my envelope within 10 days from today.

    • I will mail a USPS money order along with my application and documentation. The Library will receive my envelope within 10 days from today.

    CHARGE or DEBIT CARD applicants:

    -- My current Card information is already on file from a previous Application

    If your Card information is not on file, please Complete the following...

    Please choose between ASAP or Monthly shipping...

    I am submitting today) to be shipped As Soon As Possible.

    Your Name as it appears on your charge or check debit card:

    Payment Method
      Check Debit
      Visa
      MasterCard
      American Express
      Diners Club
      Carte Blanche

    Card number:
    Expiration Date
    Card Verification Number (CVV Code) (See below)
    American Express: 4 digits on front of card
    All other cards, 3 digits on back

    After printing this form for mailing, please sign here:

    International shipping cost (U.S. veteran living outside the United States, please add the shipping cost you were quoted...

    TOTAL ADMIN PROCESSING/DELIVERY:

  • .PDF Emailed - $7.50 Full Color
  • U.S. delivery - $22.35 Full Color Document Only
  • U.S. delivery - $27.35 Full Color Document in Bond Enclosure
  • I do not want the Display Recognition. I am requesting the hardwear items listed below (medal, badge, ribbon or patch) if they are available for this award. (Shipping cost applies to non-certificate requests.)
  • Would you like the full-color Wallet-Size Card Certificate along with one of the above full-size color Certificates (Wallet Cards are available only when a Certificate is requested now or previously.)
    Yes, Unlaminated ($3.50)
    Yes, Laminated ($6.00)
    No
    SKIP THIS SECTION IF YOU ARE NOT REQUESTING A CD-ROM...
    I want Certificates in pdf format on a CD rom...

  • I want of my Certificates (minimum 20) in full color; $7.50 per Certificate on CD-ROM. I will be emailing a list of the Certificates I want

  • No CDrom

    Would you like an archive (black&white) copy of the Certificate you are applying for to be mailed from the Records Chief directly to your Commanding Officer -or- to your Employer -or- to your School Administrator for inclusion into your permanent personnel file jacket?
    (Fee: $3.50)

  • No.
  • Yes, please mail an embossed, B&W copy of my Certificate to the following person and address:
  • Official's name
    Official's Title
    Official's Agency Name (name of unit, vessel, office, school, etc.)
    Address
    City, State, Zip


    Would you like a published copy of My Military Medal Last Will And Testament?

  • Yes, please include a Medal Will for a male heir of my medals and add $4.00 to my total

  • Yes, please include a Medal Will for a female heir of my medals and add $4.00 to my total

  • No, I will obtain the free jpg copy

  • Would you like to track your package through the United States Post Office after it has been shipped (for seventy-five [.75] cents extra)?

  • Yes, add 75 cents to my total

  • No, I don't want to track my package

  • Click Here if you are a Prior Applicant who's DD-214 is on file
    New Applicants Click Here

    Your Application Form is now complete. After clicking the button below to send this Form you will soon receive a confirmation email containing final instructions on which items, if any, are needed to fulfill your request. Your DD-214 can be mailed or emailed. (Non-personalized items such as hardwear may be exchanged or returned within ten days of delivery. Name-Personalized items such as Certificates that are produced uniquely for a recipient may not be exchanged or returned.)

Records Chief (REC-AMW)
The American War Library
817 East Via Carmelitos
Virginia Building 319
Long Beach CA 90805-7549
Phone: 1-562-422-4100
Policy Statements On Display Recognitions and Hardwear

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