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Certificate of Retirement

Discussion in 'Vets and Friends' started by Roy, Oct 20, 2019.

  1. Roy

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    I know that the DD-214 is valuable to an ex serviceman, but how about the certificae of retirement? Is that just a decoration to hang on the wall?
    I am asking because the command, at the unit where I retired, presented my certificate to me plastered to a wood slab, glazed over with clear epoxy. It looked like a piece of decoupage art. I graciously accepted it although I knew that they had essentially destroyed the document. I would have preferred to have the raw document, then get a frame for it.
    It is in a landfill somewhere now. I just didn't care for decoupage art.
     
  2. Salty

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    I would say for the most part it is just a decoration.

    I have sever items - NCO grad, ARCOM, ect, and I display them proudly in my home.
    I have just become pastor of a church, and now have an office there. I will be taking a
    few of my certificates and hang them in my office.
     
  3. Roy

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    Thank you Salty. Thankyou for your service to God and country.
     
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    Thank you both for your service.
     
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