Infantry Combat Badge

The Infantry Combat Badge (ICB) is awarded to a serving member of the Australian Army for service as an Infantryman in warlike operations.

Infantry Combat Badge
Infantry Combat Badge
Infantry Combat Badge

The Infantry Combat Badge (ICB) which has been instituted for recognition of infantry service in warlike operations. The Army Standing Instruction (Personnel) Part 11, Chapter 4 - Infantry Combat Badge (PDF, 85KB) covers some of the following topics:

  • Aim,
  • Definitions,
  • Eligibility,
  • Exceptional circumstances, 
  • Designated areas of qualifying service,
  • Authorisation and approval to wear badge, 
  • Issue of the badge, 
  • Wearing of the badge, and
  • Forfeiture and restoration.  

Applications can be sent electronically to david.galloway@defence.gov.au or by mail to:

MAJ David Galloway
SO2 HOC RAINF
c/- Chief Clerk
School of Infantry
Lone Pine Barracks
SINGLETON NSW 2331

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