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πŸŽ–οΈ Military Medal emoji

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The Military Medal emoji πŸŽ–οΈ depicts a medal and ribbon that resembles a fictional military decoration. It is commonly used to represent the military, soldiers, veterans, acts of heroism, and holidays that honor soldiers or veterans. Specifically, the Military Medal emoji πŸŽ–οΈ sees increased usage on Veterans Day (November 11), Memorial Day (the last Monday in May), and Armed Services Day (the third Saturday in May).Β 

The Military Medal emoji πŸŽ–οΈ is also used more generally to refer to any kind of award or achievement.

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πŸ’œ Purple Heart emoji, Roger that, brothers in arms

Where does πŸŽ–οΈ Military Medal emoji come from?

The Military Medal emoji πŸŽ–οΈ was approved under Unicode 7.0 in 2014. On most major platforms, the emoji depicts a gold medal attached to a ribbon. The emoji doesn’t depict any real military honor, but slightly resembles actual decorations such as the Medal of Honor or the Silver Star.Β 

On most major platforms, the ribbon is colored different shades of red, white, and blue with the specific arrangement and pattern varying by platform. The Facebook and Apple versions of the emoji depict a star-shaped medal. On all other major platforms, the medal is circular. On Google, WhatsApp, and Twitter, the medal has a star in the center.Β 

The Military Medal emoji πŸŽ–οΈ depicts a fictionalized military medal similar to those given to soldiers in real life and in popular culture depictions of the military. Because of this, the Military Medal emoji πŸŽ–οΈ is often used to refer to real and fictional members of the military, acts of valor, or honorable achievements performed in the line of duty. Relatedly, the emoji is also used to honor and give gratitude to military veterans.

More generally, the Military Medal emoji πŸŽ–οΈ is used to refer to any award or impressive achievement. When used this way, the usage of the Military Medal emoji πŸŽ–οΈ overlaps heavily with the Trophy emoji πŸ† and the Sports Medal emoji πŸ….

Examples of πŸŽ–οΈ Military Medal emoji

Happy Veterans Day to all home and abroad πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸͺ– πŸŽ–οΈ
@N_8_B, November 11, 2020
Good luck to everyone running the London Marathon today. Trust in your training and enjoy the atmosphere. Your medal is waiting for you! πŸŽ–οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒ
@amy_everett_, April 28. 2019

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Who uses πŸŽ–οΈ Military Medal emoji?

The Military Medal emoji πŸŽ–οΈ is often used to refer to the military, acts of valor, or holidays that honor current and former members of the military.

The Military Medal emoji πŸŽ–οΈ is also used more generally to refer to awards or achievements.

 

 

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