Revenue Cutter Service Marksmanship Badge
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The Revenue Cutter Service Marksmanship Badge was established circa 1904. The Bronze Medal was awarded to Officers and enlisted personnel of the United States Revenue Cutter Service to promote proficiency in marksmanship. It is believed that the award of the Medal was discontinued in 1914.
The Medal was issued with a bronze top bar that features the obverse inscription "SHARPSHOOTER" as well as bronze requalification clasps. The requalification clasps feature 3 bronze slugs which are removed and replaced with an oval silver slug engraved with the date of qualification. Additionally, a bronze clasp inscribed with "EXPERT" and engraved with the year of qualification of expert marksmanship on the obverse; as well as a bronze clasp inscribed "EXPERT PISTOL SHOT" are authorized for award with the Medal. The Expert and Expert Pistol Shot clasps are engraved on the reverse with the recipient's name.
The Medal features a reverse engraving of the recipient's name, service, and rank.
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