I didn't like Shining Armor's red uniform, so I gave him an Army Service Uniform. Here's a version without the flag: [link]
This is the best digital drawing/painting I've ever made, but the difference in quality between this and my previous work is pretty significant. It's kind of funny, heh.
I can also proudly say: Made in GIMP 2.8.UPDATE:
For those wondering what some of the fictional awards, badges, and insignias are, I made a list of the heraldic devices on his jacket.
- Guardian Blue Cord
- E.Q. (Equestria) Insignia
- Royal Guard branch insignia
Right Chest Pocket (from left to right, top to bottom)
- Royal Guard Corps regimental distinctive insignia
- Unit awards
- Army Royal Unit Citation
- Army Valorous Unit Award
- 1st Shield Defense Division combat service identification badge
Left Chest Pocket (from left to right, top to bottom)
- Combat Guardian Badge
- Silver Star ribbon, Meritorious Service Medal, and Army Commendation Medal
- Equestrian Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and Crystal Empire Campaign Medal
- Global War on Disharmony Expeditionary Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and Overseas Service Ribbon
- Skill badges
- Guardian Badge
- Pathfinder Badge
- Royal Sisters Service Badge
Now, if you see somepony somewhere wondering about the decorations on this uniform, please redirect them to this description.