AWARDS OF MILITARY SOCIETIES
AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
awards authorized for wear on the naval
uniform. Wear medals and ribbons, in the
order earned, after all U.S. service awards.
Wear badges, in the order earned, after
Army and Navy Union of the United
Veterans of Foreign Wars or other
Medical Scientific Societies
Naval Reserve Association
The Reserve Officers Association (ROA)
adopted by these societies only while
actually attending meetings or conventions
or while participating in parades or other
MANNER OF WEARING AWARDS
You must wear medals, ribbons, and
attachments on appropriate uniforms and in
the manner explained in the following
Wear full-size medals on full dress
uniforms. Wear the holding bar of the lowest
row of medals approximately 1/4 inch above
the left breast pocket and clear of the lapel.
Ensure the bottoms of the medals dress in a
horizontal line, as shown in figure 9-17.
When wearing more than one row, arrange
medals so that no row contains a lesser
number than the row above it. As far as
possible, except for the top row, wear the
same number of medals in
Figure 9-17.Proper display of large medals.