How do you mount medals on a uniform?
Refer to your uniform regulations to determine the order of your medals, which should be mounted in order of precedence. The most prestigious medal should be mounted and displayed on the top left and the least prestigious should be on the bottom right.
Can you wear ribbons and medals at the same time USMC?
Formal evening attire such as tuxedos and formal evening jackets, require the use of miniature medals and badges. Ribbons are not worn on this uniform. The use of large medals and badges is reserved for daytime attire, but ensure not to wear large medals and ribbons at the same time.
How do you attach war medals to ribbons?
The medal at the left of the bar should be placed first and the remainder of the ribbons placed so that they overlap equally the medal on the right, or senior medal, being in full view. When mounting medals in this manner, it is not possible to bring the ribbon back through the slot in the bar.
How do you attach medals to a suit?
Wear official medals on the left, using a metal bar. Your medals should be worn over the left lapel or the left breast pocket of a formal jacket or coat. Medals are mounted on a metal holding bar or bar brooch, and that bar is attached to the lapel. The center of the holding bar should be parallel to the ground.
How do I put medals on Marine Corps dress blues?
Full size medals on the blue or white dress jacket are centered on the left breast pocket with the upper edge of the holding bar on line midway between the 1st and 2nd button of the jacket.
How do Marine Corps overlap medals?
Slide your medals onto the medal rack, starting with the top, furthest left. Move it into place on the far left of the rack. Slide your next medal from the right side of the rack. Pull it up over the first medal.
How many medals does a Marine have per row?
Marines may wear up to four medals side by side on a 3 inch bar. A maximum of seven medals may be overlapped (not to exceed 50% with the right or inboard medal shown in full).
How do you mount medals on Marine Corps dress blues?
How do you wear military medals on a suit?
Your medals should be worn over the left lapel or the left breast pocket of a formal jacket or coat. Medals are mounted on a metal holding bar or bar brooch, and that bar is attached to the lapel. The center of the holding bar should be parallel to the ground.