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Try taking a pocket knife and "score" the post of the pin a few times making several, small lines in it that go around the post. When you put on the clutch back, there is something extra to hold on to. I don't wear service stars, but this worked well for my military medal/ribbon holders and name tags.


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When I wore things with clutch backs, I found that they were loose because shirt material does not have the width necessary to keep the pin embedded properly. I began using a piece of one-sixteenth inch thick cardboard between the star and the clutch back, meaning the pin goes through the cardboard. This stabilized the mechanism and kept it from releasing when there was upper body movement. fb

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