Badges of the United States Coast Guard are issued by the Department of Homeland Security to members of the United States Coast Guard to denote certain qualifications, achievements, and postings to certain assignments. Prior to 2002, the issuance of such badges was under the authority of the United States Department of Transportation.
In addition to the U.S. Coast Guard badges listed below, uniform regulations also authorize the wear of some specific U.S. Navy insignia as well as some Department of Defense and Executive Branch Identification badges.
The following are the current U.S. Coast Guard badges authorized for wear on the Coast Guard uniform:
Marksmanship Competition Badges
Command Identification Badges
Service Identification Badges
- ^ a b U.S. Coast Guard COMDTINST M1020.6H, dated April 2013, last accessed 29 September 2013
- ^ a b U.S. Coast Guard Breast Insignia and Badges, by USCG Port Security Unit 305, last modified 7 May 2013, last accessed 20 May 2015
- ^ U.S. Coast Guard Competitive Marksmanship Program, COMDTINST 3590.1A, dated 23 April 2013, last accessed 3 September 2013