(Abzeichen für angestellte und arbeiter des Heeres und Kriegsmarine)

Date Instituted

April 1937


25 years of service as a civilian employee in the Army or Navy


Number Awarded



Replaced on 30 January 1938 by the Faithful Service Decoration.

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - World War 2 German medals and political awards
John R. Angolia - For Führer and Fatherland: Military awards of the Third Reich
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich