The qualifying period of service is altered as more badges become available. So eventually people who served until the present day will be able to get them. There is a seperate one for those who served in the Merchant Navy, it has the "Red Duster" superimposed on it I think. ..Bingalau..
WTM. You must be one of the younger guys then? If you do change your mind about wearing one or perhaps passing it on to a family member, you will become eligible pretty soon, because they are for all ex Service people and, as previously stated also MN personnel. Go easy on those motorways, take care. ..Bingalau..