BREVETS

Brevets are warranted to give an officer a higher rank title as a reward for bravery or merit conduct. However, they cannot confer the authority, precedence, or remuneration of an actual rank. The military brevets should not be confused with a major state brevet in French-speaking European military circles, where the latter is a reward. Also, have not to be confused with temporary commissions. In the system where an officer was traditionally promoted within his regiment, a commission gave him a rank in the army, generally higher than that held before. He often accepted payment, the right to command, and the uniform of higher rank.

RAFF MILITARY TEXTILE’S MILITARY BREVETS

We provide to our international clients an extensive and diverse catalog of military brevets. Naturally, each country has different military brevets needs. We can design and produce customized military brevets for each customer. The quality of the materials is recognized worldwide, and this is the very reason why our customers are loyal to us. Raff Military Textile is ISO 9001: 2015 certified and has an ISO 10002: 2014 customer satisfaction certificate.

For us, both fabric and material must be bacteria resistant. This is indeed the case for the materials uncovered by us. The materials and fabrication quality are an essential part that any military textile manufacturer has to keep in mind. We use very modern technology and the latest model overlocker sewing machines. We can design and produce customized products for each customer.

WHAT KIND OF MATERIALS ARE USED IN THE BREVETS PRODUCTION?

Brevets are made of metal or fabric. We have two types of metal ones: full size, and mini (1/2 reduced). The full-length metal version is used for daily uniform with a jacket or ceremony dress. Mini brevets are used for workwear with a shirt and embroidered on fabric in training camouflage clothing. Our company’s military brevets employ ripstop fabric. Ripstop fabric is known as a stiff material because is resistant to warping, heat, and abrasion. The antibacterial characteristic is explained by the ability of a substance to kill or control bacteria. This is because of the efficiency in neutralizing viruses and fungi (including molds) preserving human health. Raff Military Textile brevets’ are water-resistant. Tests are often made to the penetration of water under pressure. What makes this one a brevet that doesn’t come off.

WHERE TO PLACE THE MILITARY BREVETS?

They are mostly placed just above the ribbon brevet on the left pocket. For example, some continental command brevets are worn on the right pocket. Navy brevets (such as submarine and diver badges) are also attached to the second and third buttons from the bottom on the left side of the jacket. The symbol of unity and brevets is always confused among the staff. The symbol of unity is the symbol of the first unit attached to the personnel. It’s attached to the left pocket. It’s designed as a rather large shield in general. For example, because each force command has a union symbol, the army or corps commands or training and education commands also have union symbols under them.

MEANING OF THE BREVETS IN THE ARMY?

The military brevets could also honor acts of daring and heroism. In the United States, the brevet was lavishly awarded as a reward for a spectacular performance. This evolved into a theme evoking remarkable confusion and controversy during the American Civil War. Within the American and British Army, the military brevets guarantee an authorization to the officer to temporarily hold a sustained rank in a mission.

However, without pocketing the pay of this ephemeral rank. The US brevet rank belatedly began to fall away from its benefits, and officers were honored with decorations. Having military brevets means that its beneficiary has been honorably promoted to temporarily perform a function after acts of courage. It should not be confused with badges, which are a military decoration given at the time of training or action.

THE MODERN USAGE OF MILITARY BREVETS

At the end of the 19th century, the practice of brevetting ended from the (standard) U.S. Army; then, honors were conferred in a series of medals. In 1922, brevetting was declared unnecessary. The same pattern of frocking persists, however, in four of the six branches of the U.S. armed forces. The U.S. Air Force does not permit as standard protocol, frocking before the promotion day, only under exceptional cases, such as when an officer chosen for promotion is assigned to a billet (usually a senior joint duty assignment), which allows them to hold the higher rank to which they are supposed to be promoted.

Frocking usually requires special permission from the Service Headquarters. Today, several states in America confer brevets as part of their Normal Scheme of Awards or Honors System. Georgia confers honorary ranks on the national police department. Kentucky is popular for its colonels, the same in Tennessee. They book an appointment as an honorary member of the governor’s staff.