MIILITARY UNIFORM REGULATIONS
Medals of America provides you with our Military Uniform Guides; these guides provide uniform information for all branches of the Military including how to wear medals and ribbons.
These free and easy to donwload PDFs have tips and how-to's to keep your uniform updated to Regulation Standards.
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Quick Ribbon notes for Army Blue Uniforms:
Male personnel wear the ribbons centered 1/8 inch above the left pocket.
Female personnel wear the ribbons centered on the left side,
with the bottom row positioned parallel to the bottom edge of the nameplate.
Females may adjust ribbon placement to conform to individual body-shape differences.
Quick notes for Service and Dress "B" Coats:
Parallel rows of ribbon bars will either be spaced 1/8 inch apart
or placed together without spacing at the individual's option.
Ribbon bars will be centered 1/8 inch above and parallel to the top edge of
the upper left pocket of dress "B" coats, service coats, and men's khaki shirts.
Quick Ribbon notes for Dress Blue and White, and Service Shirt of Khaki,
Summer White, Winter Blue, and Tropical White:
Wear up to three ribbons in a single row with no spaces between ribbons or rows.
Wear ribbons with the lower edge of the bottom row centered
1/4th inch above the left breast pocket and parallel to the deck.
Quick Ribbon notes for Air Force Men's Short Sleeve Shirt:
Center ribbons resting on (but not over) edge of left pocket.
Ribbons are optional. If worn, all ribbons and devices will be worn.
Members are highly encouraged to wear their current occupational badge.
Command Insignia is mandatory.
Quick notes for Uniforms SDB, Tropical Blue, Winter Dress& ODU:
Ribbons are centered 1/4 inch above the left pocket.
Insignia are centered 1/4 inch above the ribbons.
Name tags are centered 1/4 inch above the right pocket.
CO or OIC devices are cented 1/4 inch above the name tag.