Some articles on marine corps brevet, brevet, marine corps:
... The Marine Corps Brevet Medal, also known as the Brevet Medal, was a military decoration of the United States Marine Corps it was created in 1921 as a ... issuance and retroactively recognized living Marine Corps officers who had received a brevet rank ... Brevet promotions were used by the United States military in some capacity from 1775 until they were discontinued in 1900 ...
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