Battlefield Bad Company 2 BFBC2: Rank, Insignia, & Pin Guide

Complete Rank , Insignia, and Pin Guide for BFBC2:

Bad Company 2 features 40 different Pins for players to earn during each round. Points can be earned each time you are awarded a pin. In the Beta, Pins are either worth 100, or 200 points. The same pin can be earned multiple times during a round (Stacked). When you complete on of the “Pin” objectives that DICE has set forth during a round, a small animation will play at the top of your screen in-game. Players can review all of the Pins they have earned at the “End of Round” screen or “Personal Stats” screen.

Pin Name Criteria Points
Assault Rifle Efficiency Pin In a round, kill 7 enemies with assault rifles. 100
Grenade Launcher Efficiency Pin In a round, kill 4 enemies with grenade launchers. 100
Sniper Rifle Efficiency Pin In a round, kill 7 enemies with sniper rifles. 100
Handgun Efficiency Pin In a round, kill 4 enemies with handguns. 100
Shotgun Efficiency Pin In a round, kill 4 enemies with shotguns. 100
Rocket Launcher Efficiency Pin In a round, kill 5 enemies with rocket launchers. 100
Light Machine Gun Efficiency Pin In a round, kill 7 enemies with light machine guns. 100
Submachine Gun Efficiency Pin In a round, kill 7 enemies with submachine guns. 100
Emplacement Efficiency Pin In a round, kill 5 enemies with stationary weapons. 100
Explosive Efficiency Pin In a round, kill 4 enemies with explosives. 100
Melee Efficiency Pin In a round, kill 4 enemies with melee weapons. 200
Anti Vehicle Efficiency Pin In a round, destroy 4 enemy vehicles. 100
Combat Efficiency Pin In a round, reach a kill streak of 6. 100
Combat Excellence Pin In a round, reach a kill streak of 8. 200
Kill Assist Pin In a round, do 7 kill assists. 100
Savior Pin In a round, do 2 savior kills. 100
Avenger Pin In a round, do 2 avenger kills. 100
Marksman Pin In a round, do 5 headshots. 100
Ace Pin In a round, be the best player. 200
Gold Squad Pin In a round, be part of the best squad. 200
Nemesis Pin In a round, kill an enemy 5 times. 200
Payback! Pin In a round, kill your nemesis. 100
Squad Member Pin In a round, obtain one attack and one defend order. 200
Wheels of Hazard Pin In a round, do 3 roadkills with any vehicle. 200
Car Warfare Pin In a round, kill 4 enemies with cars. 100
Tank Warfare Pin In a round, kill 7 enemies with tanks. 100
Naval Warfare Pin In a round, kill 4 enemies with sea vehicles. 100
Air Warfare Pin In a round, kill 5 enemies with air vehicles. 100
M-Com Attacker Pin In a round, blow up 4 M-COM stations. 100
M-Com Defender Pin In a round, defend 4 M-COM stations. 100
Rush Winner Pin Win a Rush round. 100
Conquest Winner Pin Win a Conquest round. 200
Squad Deathmatch Winner Pin In a Squad Deathmatch round. 100
Squad Rush Winner Pin Win a Squad Rush round. 100
Flag Attacker Pin In a round, capture 4 flags. 100
Flag Defender Pin In a round, defend 4 flags. 100
Resupply Ops Pin In a round, do 7 resupplies. 100
Surveillance Ops Pin In a round, do 5 motion mine assists. 100
Medical Ops Pin In a round, do 5 revives. 100
Maintenance Ops Pin In a round, do 7 repairs. 100
SPECACT Assault Excellence Pin In a round, get 8 kills with the M16 SPECACT. 100
SPECACT Engineer Excellence Pin In a round, get 8 kills with the UMP SPECACT. 100
SPECACT Medic Excellence Pin In a round, get 8 kills with the MG3 SPECACT. 100
SPECACT Recon Excellence Pin In a round, get 8 kills with the M95 SPECACT. 100
M16 SPECACT Efficiency Pin Reach a kill streak of 5 with the M16 SPECACT. 100
UMP SPECACT Efficiency Pin Reach a kill streak of 5 with the UMP SPECACT. 100
MG3 SPECACT Efficiency Pin Reach a kill streak of 5 with the MG3 SPECACT. 100
M95 SPECACT Efficiency Pin Reach a kill streak of 5 with the M95 SPECACT. 100


Insignia’s are a good way to rank up in your profile. DICE has included 50 Insignia’s in Bad Company 2 and their objective’s range from kill count, to global play time. Below you will find each Insignia’s Title, Objective, and how many points it’s worth.

Insignia Name Criteria Points
Elite Marksman Combat 500 Headshots 10000
Distinguished Sidearm Combat 100 Kills with Pistols 5000
Distinguished Grenade Combat 100 Kills with Grenades 5000
Elite Melee Combat 200 Kills with the Combat Knife 10000
Distinguished Anti-Vehicle Combat 500 Vehicles destroyed. 5000
Long Service Assault Weapons Combat 500 kills with assault rifles. 5000
Long Service Support Weapons Combat 500 kills with lightmachine guns. 5000
Anti Vehicle Combat 200 vehicle damages. 5000
Long Service Radio Warfare 100 tracer plants. 5000
Distinguished Retaliation Combat 5 nemesis pins, 5 payback pins. 5000
Exemplary Marksman Combat 100 sniper rifle marksman headshots. 5000
Distinguished Remote Explosives Combat 100 C4 kills. 5000
Long Service Sniping Weapons Combat 500 kills with sniper rifles. 5000
Long Service Tactical Weapons Combat 500 kills with shotguns. 5000
Combat Veteran 5000 kills. 5000
Long Service Light Weapons Combat 500 kills with submachine guns. 5000
Distinguished Melee Combat 100 Kills with the knife. 5000
Distinguished Combat Efficiency 50 Combat Efficiency Pins. 5000
Distinguished Combat Excellence 50 Combat Excellence Pins. 10000
Distinguished Explosives Combat 100 kills using mines. 5000
Elite Multiple Target Combat Get 50 double kills. 5000
Distinguished Marksman Combat Get 100 headshots. 5000
Long Service Medical Ops 100 heals. 5000
Long Service Resupply Ops 100 Resupplies 5000
Long Service Surveilance Ops 100 Motion Sensor spot assists. 5000
Long Service Maintenance Ops 100 Repairs 5000
Superior Service Duty Play Online for One Day 5000
Distinguished Service Duty Play Online for Two Days 5000
Elite Service Duty Play Online for Five Days 10000
Conquest Good Conduct 100 Flag Captures 5000
Rush Good Conduct Destroy 100 M-COM Stations 5000
Exemplary Weapon Service Get all weapon pins 5000
Exemplary Combat Service Get all combat pins 5000
Exemplary Vehicle Service Get all vehicle pins 5000
Elite Service Get all pins 10000
Distinguished Weapon Knowledge Get all weapon bronze stars 5000
Distinguished Vehicle Knowledge Get all vehicle bronze stars 5000
Distinguished Artiillery Combat 100 Kills using Mortar Strike 5000
Distinguished Battlefield Knowledge Get all bronze stars 10000
Exemplary Battlefield Knowledge Get 10 Silver stars 10000
Elite Battlefield Knowledge Get 5 Gold stars 10000
Valorous Battlefield Knowledge Get 2 Platinum Stars 10000
Squad Combat Assistance 100 Squad Assists 5000
Squad Resupply Ops 100 Squad Resupplies 5000
Squad Repair Ops 100 Squad Repairs 5000
Squad Medical Ops 50 Squad Heals and 50 Squad Revives 5000
Squad Surveillance Ops 50 Squad Motion Sensor spot assists 5000
Squad Tactical Ops 200 Squad Spawns on you 5000
Squad Retaliation Ops 20 Squad Avenges and 20 Squad Kill Assists 5000
Squad Teamwork Ops 20 Squad Defend Orders and 20 Squad Attack Orders 5000
Assault SPECACT Knowledge 100 kills using the Assault SPECACT Kit. 5000
Engineer SPECACT Knowledge 100 kills using the Engineer SPECACT Kit. 5000
Medic SPECACT Knowledge 100 kills using the SPECACT Medic Kit. 5000
Recon SPECACT Knowledge 100 kills using the Recon SPECACT Kit. 5000


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  • Bronze – Knife a player with rank of 1-21 which is up to First Sergeant III, stopping before the officer rank.
  • Silver – Knife a player with the rank of 22-45 which is from Warrant Officer I to Colonel III.
  • Gold – Knife a player with the rank of 46-50 which is Brigadier General to General of the Army.

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