Definition of Grade insignia
1. Noun. V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service. "They earned their stripes in Kuwait"
Generic synonyms: Badge
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
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Literary usage of Grade insignia
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1. The Enlisted Experience: A Conversation With the Chief Master Sergeants of edited by Janet R. Daly Bednarek (1995)
"72 In 1948 the Air Force adopted a V-type grade insignia, replacing the Army stripe. In 1949 a new blue uniform was approved. ..."