A service stripe, commonly called a hash mark, is a decoration of the United States military which is presented to enlisted members of the U.S. military to denote length of service.
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... and sheriff's deputies will be awarded service stripes for wear on their long sleeved uniforms, usually on the lower left sleeve ... One stripe may be worn for every three, four or five years of service and differs from agency to agency ...
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“And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.”
—Bible: Hebrew Exodus 21:23.
“Let the good service of well-deservers be never rewarded with loss. Let their thanks be such as may encourage more strivers for the like.”
—Elizabeth I (15331603)