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Historically, the oak leaf is a symbol of endurance and strength. It is also a commonly referenced symbol in religion and mythology. For more information, look up "Oak" in Wikipedia.

AnswerIn the US Army the rank insignia for the rank of MAJOR is oak leaves on the shirt collar. AnswerMajors in the US Army, US Air Force and US Marine Corps, wear Gold Oak Leafs, while Lt Colonels wear Silver Oak Leafs. The significance of the Oak Leaf is, that we have, since Adam, in the garden of Eden, always covered our pricks with leafs. AnswerThere are also oak leaves on award ribbons. Like the Army Commendation ribbon you might see with several bronze oak leaves (1 award per leaf) or it might have a silver oak leaf (5th award). AnswerThe US Navy ranks use a gold oak leaf for a Lt. Commander and a silver oak leaf for a Commander.
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