Can medics get a cab?
Just so, can you wear EFMB and cab?
Working from memory, it seems like the EIB, CIB, EFMB, CFMB and CAB are classed as a group and only one can be worn at a time if a Soldier rates two or more of them. IAW AR 670-1, the CAB is a Class 1 badge, and the EFMB is a Class 2 badge. You are authorized to wear one Class 1 and one Class 2, so you could wear both.
Also Know, how do you get the combat medic badge? A3: The current CMB criteria authorize medics assigned to any combat arms unit to be awarded the CMB provided they meet the remaining requirements. Medical Soldiers of a FA unit may qualify, but the unit must have been engaged in active ground combat, to close with and destroy the enemy with direct fires.
In respect to this, how do you get a cab?
A6: A Soldier can qualify for the CAB if they meet all criteria: “Soldier must be personally present and actively engaging or being engaged by the enemy, and performing satisfactorily in accordance with prescribed rules of engagement.” This includes attacks by mortars or rockets.
Are Combat Action Badges retroactive?
The Army created the Combat Action Badge in 2005 to honor those who'd engaged or been engaged by enemy forces during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan but weren't eligible for similar awards available to medics or infantrymen. It was made retroactive to Sept.