Order of Naval Merit (Dominican Republic)

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Order of Naval Merit
Orden del Mérito Naval
Country  Dominican Republic
Type Three division military merit order with four classes
Eligibility Members of the Air Force of the Dominican Republic.
Awarded for For extraordinary services and merit.
Motto Courage and Loyalty
Post-nominals M.N.
Statistics
Established 5 July 1954
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of Military Heroism Captain General Santana[1]
Next (lower) Order of Military Merit[1]
DOM Order of Naval Merit Valor Medal ribon bar.PNG
Ribbon bar for the Valour Medal
DOM Order of Naval Merit Honour Medal ribbon bar.PNG
Ribbon bar for the Honour Medal
DOM Order of Naval Merit Distinguished Service Medal ribon bar.PNG
Ribbon bar for the Distinguished Service Medal
DOM Order of Naval Merit Merit Medal ribon bar.PNG
Ribbon bar of the Merit Medal

The Order of Naval Merit is an honour awarded to members of the Dominican Navy. It was established on 5 July 1954.[2][3]

The award is divided in four decorations, in order of precedence:[1]

  • Valour Medal: to Non-Commissioned Officers.
  • Honour Medal: to Junior Officers and Midshipmen.
  • Distinguished Medal: to Junior Officers and Midshipmen.
  • Naval Merit Medal: to General Officers and Superior Officers.

Post-Nominal[edit]

The person awarded with this honour should be added the post-nominal M. N. (Mérito Naval, Spanish for Naval Merit) after his or her full name, in all the official papers and documents.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Orden Presencial" (in Spanish). Marina.mil.do. Retrieved 2012-01-05. 
  2. ^ "Medals of the Dominican Republic", Jeffrey B. Floyd, International Electronic Phaleristic Encyclopedia, 16 October 1997
  3. ^ Law number 2043 of the year 1954 that created the Order of Naval Merit
  4. ^ Art. 17 of the Law number 2043 of the year 1954.

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