When can you wear miniature medals?
While it is not a rule, miniature medals are usually worn during very formal events, especially those held in the evening and requiring full evening dress or dinner dress. Full size medals are most typically worn on morning dress or formal daytime attire.
Do you wear ribbons with mini medals?
Wear both large medals and ribbons that do not have corresponding large medals on Full Dress Uniforms. Center ribbons on the right breast in the same relative position as the holding bar of the lowest row of medals. Do not wear ribbons on uniforms requiring miniature medals.
How do you wear mini medals on a suit?
For a black or white tie occasion, the rule is quite simple: if the lapel is wide enough you wear the miniatures on the left lapel. In the case of a shawl lapel on a tuxedo, the miniature medals are worn over the left breast pocket.
What is the maximum number of miniature medals in one row?
five miniature medals
You may wear up to five miniature medals in a row with no overlap on the dinner jacket, center up to 3 miniature medals on the lapel.
Can you wear medals with black tie?
General Guidelines. It is acceptable to wear military and civil decorations at state and other prestigious ceremonial functions providing the invitation specifically calls for them. The traditional wording in North America is White Tie – Decorations or Black Tie – Decorations.
How do you mount miniature medals?
Professional mounting service for your miniature medals to be group mounted in a ‘court’ style. Your medals will be mounted on a stiff backing board with medal ribbon running all of the way down the rear of the medal. Please Note: Commemorative medals & Official medals cannot be mounted together on the same bar.
What side do ribbons go on NSU?
Navy Service Uniform Male
|Name Tag||Centered 1/4 inches above the Right breast pocket|
|Rank ( Cap/Cover)||2 inches back and 1 1/2 inches from the base of the cap on the Left side|
|Ribbons||Centered 1/4 inches above the Left breast pocket|
|Devices||Centered on ribbon|
|Service Stars||Centered 1/4 inches above ribbons|
What order should medals be mounted?
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.