Recognition Awards: An American History

Our American Eagle Statue Award featuring a bronze finish eagle on a rustic looking flag, all on a wood base.
Ever wonder where recognition awards started? Well, it was in America during the Revolutionary War! George Washington was the first person to recognize common soldiers for their service. These first awards for valor awarded to a soldier regardless of their class went to three soldiers who acted heroically at a crucial time during the Revolutionary War! With the Fourth of July right around the corner, let's take a look at the history of recognition awards and see how recogniti...
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