Wear Military Medal in these Occasion

You must have recceived so many Medals during your military service with various units/Fmn. Do you know when and where these medals can be weared ? a detailed instructions have been issued by Defence authority in this regard which is reproduced below-

Air HO (VB)
Rafi Marg
New Delhi – 110 106

Air HQ/99730/2/Org(Cer)                                                         31 Jul 19

HQ WAC,
IAF HQ LAC,
IAF HO CAC,
1AF HQ SWAC,
1AF HQ SAC,
IAF HQ TC,
IAF HO MC, IAF
 
{for C Org 0 / OIC P1(Cer)}

HQ ANC (AFCC) (AOC)
Agrami HQ SFC (Adm Branch) HQ IDS (Air Cmde Adm & Coord)

OCCASION FOR WEARING OF MEDALS/MINIATURE, MEDALS ON CIVIL CLOTHES BY EX-SERV10EMEN

  1. Full medals/miniature medals may be worn by ex-servicemen on all functions in the manner as authorised for serving However, medals will not be  worn at meetings of political nature. Personnel cashiered/dismissed from service or discharged on disciplinary grounds will also not wear medals on any occasion.
  2. The occasions on which the medals/ miniature medals will be worn,
    by ex-servicemen, are listed below:-

(a) Wearing of Full Medals.

  • Republic Day Parade.
  •  Independence Day Functions.
  •  Service Day.
  • Vijay Diwas
  • Wreath Laying on Memorial Day. —
  • Reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan and Governor’s House
  • Standard/Colour Presentation Parade/Functions._
  • Passing out parades
  • Anniversary / Re- union functions
  • When attending State of Military Funerals
  • When invited to any official function by any Embassy or High Commissioner.
  • At all Armed Forces functions including ex-servicemen’s rallies or re-unions
  •  When called upon in aid to civil power
  • When visiting any Military Headquarters on duty
  • When called upon in aid to civil power.
  • When visiting any Military Headquarters on duty.

(b) Wearing of Miniature Medals

  • While attending official and service  functions, such as dinner, cocktails, lunches, tea parties, receptions etc during day and night.
  • Functions held in the messes, institutions in connection with Service Day, Unit Anniversary, Re-Union functions etc.
  • Functions in connection with Republic Day Parade,  Independence Day Parade, Standard/Colours Presentation, Reception at the Service Chiefs residence on the Service Day. Reception on Passing Out Parades etc.
  • When invited to any official function by any Embassy, Legation or High commission
  • At all Armed Forces functions including ex-servicemen’s rallies or re-unions
  • All Commands are requested to disseminate the above information to allthe retiring officers.
    • This letter supersedes the letter Air HQ/99730/2/Org(Cer) dated 24 Feb 12.

                                                                        (DK Pusty)
                                                                        Wg Cdr
                                                                        Wg Cdr Org (Cer-II)

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All Concerned

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