Wear of Decorations, Service Medals, Badges, Unit Awards, and Appurtenances

Order of precedence by category of medal

The following list indicates the order of precedence by category when medals from two or more categories are worn at the same time.
a. U.S. military decorations.
b. U.S. unit awards.
c. U.S. non-military decorations.
d. U.S. service (campaign) medals, and service and training ribbons. e. U.S. Merchant Marine awards.
f. U.S. non-military unit awards.
g. Foreign military decorations.
h. Foreign unit awards.
i. Non-U.S. service awards.
j. State awards for ARNG soldiers.