Parachutist wood carving in Cherry, Mahogany, or Oak wood. The one in the picture is Cherry but not all have the same wood grain that these have. Each wood has there own unique characteristics.
“Official Hobbyist of the Navy; License number HOB-NTLPO-TAWOOD01”.
"Official Hobbyist of the USMC; License number 17338".
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~~~~Navy and Marine Corps Parachutist Insignia
The Navy and Marine Corps Parachutist Insignia (originally issued as Navy Parachute Rigger wings) is a gold-colored embroidered or metal insignia depicting an open parachute with outstretched wings. It is authorized for officers and enlisted personnel who were awarded the Basic Parachutist Insignia and, under competent orders, have completed a minimum of five additional static-line or P3 jumps, to include: (1) combat equipment day jump, two (2) combat equipment night jumps, and employ at least two (2) different types of military aircraft.
The U.S Navy and Marine Corps Parachutist badge was originally known as the U.S. Navy Certified Parachute Rigger badge and designed by American Insignia Company in 1942 for graduates of the U.S. Navy Parachute Rigger School. During WWII, despite being against uniform regulations it became common for U.S. Marine Corps paratroopers who were issued the silver U.S. Army Basic Parachutist badge to wear the gold Navy Certified Parachute Rigger badge because they believed the gold "Rigger wings" looked better on their uniform. This out of regulations wearing of the Parachute Rigger badge became so common that in July 1963, the Commander of United States Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance Bruce F. Meyers sent a request to the Chief of Naval Operations Admrial George W. Anderson Jr. via Marine Corps Commandant General David M. Shoup requesting to officially make the Navy Parachute Rigger badge the parachutist badge for the Navy and Marine Corps. The request was approved by Admiral Anderson on July 12, 1963 per BuPers Notice 1020. Since 1963, being a graduate of the U.S. Navy Parachute Rigger School is no longer a requirement to earn the badge.
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We love making custom wood items but it does take time to design, make any changes that are needed, making sure its perfect as can be and then make. Depending on if were making something from scratch or making changes to a current item will depend on how long it will take. If your item is from scratch, please give us roughly 2-4 months to make sure its perfect. Vinyl is not included in this timeline, that is less than a week for custom designs.
Holidays: We're unable to new items during the Christmas rush which for us starts in October 31 until after the New Year. This means, we're unable to add new designs during this time. Please contact us if you would like to see if the design has been made but is just not listed, this possible.
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Max size for wood items: 4 feet x 8 feet (yep, that's correct)
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We do gift wrap. Just let us know in the notes its a gift and ask for wrapping. Some customers prefer to see it first before they give it as a gift, where some are not able to be with their loved one for the holiday and wants to make sure its wrapped. We can wrap it and even add a small TA Wood and Vinyl card so you gift is perfect.
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