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drummie wrote at 2010-08-19 19:50:11
The Bayonet Badge was awarded for service on the  DMZ. I was a member of the 31st Inf. during 69-70. the 2nd I.D. had the INJIM Scout patch for the same thing.

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SSG Alvin Wilson USA Ret. wrote at 2012-12-24 09:52:31
I Was there.  It was awarded for our help in capturing North Korean infiltrators who attempted to kill President Pak during the Blue House incident.  It was awarded to the members of the 2nd Bn 31st inf Polar Bears in Late 1969 Early 1970 we were TDY to Camp Matta North of Freedom Bridge at the time.  You can get a replacement by going to Ebay, I just ordered one for $12.50.

David wrote at 2013-04-22 22:24:32
The Bayonet Infantry Badge or BIB as we called it was awarded to members of the 7th Div. who served on the DMZ in Korea. I still have mine and am thankful I kept it all these years. My unit 3/32 Inf. served time on the DMZ in 1969.

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