wound chevron

noun

variants or wound stripe
: a small gold chevron formerly worn on the lower part of the right sleeve of the U.S. army uniform to indicate that the wearer had been wounded in action

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“Wound chevron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wound%20chevron. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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