508th Parachute Infantry Regiment Medallion
Soldiers traditionally wear this medal on their Identification Tags (“Dog Tags”), Key Ring, Rosary, or sometimes worn on a chain around their neck. These are the same ones that have been handed out for years by military chaplains.
Front of Medal: Saint Michael Patron of Paratroopers, “Protect Us”
Back of Medal: 508 PIR Distinctive Unit Insignia (DUI)
Type of Metal: Nickel Coated Brass
Shape: Rectangular, with Twist Loop
Color: Antique Silver color
Dimensions: 1.5″ x 7/8″, including loop