Government Issue:

Northwest Territorial Mint is proud to offer the largest collection of original Government Issue military medals, service ribbons, lapel pins, medal sets and accessories. These are the same quality products we provide to the Government. Approved by the Institute of Heraldry, we offer military insignia for all branches of the U.S. Military. We are proud to provide you the very best! Your service and dedication demand nothing less.



For all of your state medals and service ribbons, you can trust Northwest Territorial Mint to provide you with the very best. Whether you are looking for State National Guard or Reserve items or other state awards, our state medals and service ribbons are manufactured in the Unites States, to the highest standards and most exacting specifications . Be as proud of your state medals and service ribbons as you are of your service.



Whether you are looking for medals for Police, Fire or other First Responders, you need to look no further than Northwest Territorial Mint. Our Public Safety Sector medals and service ribbons are made to your specifications, here in the United States. It takes a unique individual to dedicate his or her life to helping others. That dedication should be recognized by medals and service ribbons of the highest quality, brought to you by Northwest Territorial Mint.


Graco Awards

is the premier manufacturer of military medals and service ribbons and offers the largest collection of original Government issue military medals, service ribbons, lapel pins, medal sets and accessories.  Made in the USA, Graco produces the Nation's most prestigious military medals and awards, which are of the highest quality, including medals for the Department of Defense, Federal Agencies, State National Guard, ROTC and the Public Safety Sector.

Whether you need 10 or 1000 military medals or service ribbons, call us at 1-800-421-0227



Good News!

Graco Awards is now a division of Northwest Territorial Mint. As before, we are dedicated to crafting some of the nation's most prestigious and highest quality military medals and delivering exceptional service to all of our customers. Now that we've joined Northwest Territorial Mint and its renowned expertise in minting world class commemorative coins and products, the Graco Awards commitment to service and craftsmanship is greater than ever. Using the unrivaled skill of both companies, we give you our assurance that we will continue to design and mint great American medals and awards for you.

NWTM_custom.jpgCustom Challenge Coins for Your Group or Organization

As a division of Northwest Territorial Mint, Graco can now put your post, unit anything you want that means something important to you on a coin. Custom-made with your design, minted in your choice of metal, painted in enamel, selectively plated with gold, as small as a dime or as large as a coaster the experts at Northwest Territorial Mint can help you make the choice that perfectly commemorates your achievements and your esprit de corps on a handsome, easy-to-carry token of remembrance.

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Whitehouse ChristmasMedals minted by Northwest Territorial Mint's Graco Industries are the focus of the many items from all branches of the US military on the official Christmas tree in the White House.

White House's Official Christmas Tree Decorated with Military Medals Minted by Northwest Territorial Mint's Graco Awards

The White House honors America's military men and women by featuring decorations composed of military awards on the official Christmas tree in the famed Blue Room. Hanging from the 18-1/2 foot fir are actual Purple Hearts, Bronze Stars, Air Force Crosses, Legion of Merit, and Silver Stars, the same minted products as produced by Northwest Territorial Mint's Graco division for the Defense Logistics Agency to award to America's military men and women.

Northwest Territorial Mint is pleased that its work will be on view in the nation's home.



medal of honor

We would like to congratulate Navy Senior Chief Edward C. Byers Jr., the latest recipient of the Medal of Honor. The designs for the Medal of Honor were created by Medallic Art Company, the 113-year-old division of Northwest Territorial Mint, whose Graco Awards Division mints medals for the U.S. military.


Senior Chief Edward C. Byers Jr. is the first Navy SEAL since Vietnam to receive the Medal Honor while still living. He risked his own life to save an American hostage from the clutches of the Taliban in Afghanistan. During his acceptance, Byers stated he would proudly receive the medal as a representative of all Navy SEALs and the Naval Special Warfare Community. He expressed that all men within his community bear the weight of sacrifice and accept that as part of their job.


Northwest Territorial Mint is honored to have such a courageous and selfless man fighting for our freedoms. Thank you, Senior Chief Edward C. Byers Jr.

Graco Awards began over 30 years ago as a result of the State National Guard not having an adequate source for their military medals and service ribbons. Meeting this apparent, but difficult to fill, need, Graco has grown its manufacturing capabilities to include working with almost every Government Agency. Some Graco medals are specific Agency secrets and will never be seen in public. There is a high degree of trust and responsibility placed on our staff and employees for these time-sensitive awards.

Manufacturing Capabilities
Department of Defense Medals   Public Safety Sector Awards




Requests for the issuance or replacement of military medals, service medals, decorations, and awards should be directed to the specific branch of the military in which the veteran served. However, for Air Force (including Army Air Corps) and Army personnel, the National Personnel Records Center will verify the awards to which a veteran is entitled and forward the request with the verification to the appropriate service department for issuance of the medals.

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