Order of Military Merit (Dominican Republic)
|Order of Military Merit
Orden del Mérito de Militar
|Type||Three division Military Merit Order with four classes|
|Eligibility||Members of the Army of the Dominican Republic.|
|Awarded for||Extraordinary services and merit.|
|Motto||Honour, Virtue, Valor|
|Established||15 November 1930|
|Next (higher)||Order of Naval Merit|
|Next (lower)||Order of Air Merit|
Ribbon bar for combat division
Ribbon bar for long service division
Ribbon bar for other services division
The Order is in three divisions:
- Awarded for combat or war service. Displayed on a red ribbon
- Awarded for long and faithful service. Displayed on a blue ribbon
- Awarded for other service. Displayed on a white ribbon
Within each division, the award is made in one of four classes:
- First Class: to General Officers.
- Second Class: to Superior Officers.
- Third Class: to Junior Officers.
- Fourth Class: to Non-Commissioned Officers.
The motto of the order is Honour, Virtue, Valor.
The person awarded with this honour should be added the post-nominal M. M. (Mérito Militar, Spanish for Militar Merit) after his or her full name, in all the official papers and documents.
- "Orden Presencial" (in Spanish). Marina.mil.do. Retrieved 2012-01-05.
- "Medals of the Dominican Republic", Jeffrey B. Floyd, International Electronic Phaleristic Encyclopedia, 16 October 1997
- Law number 21 of the year 1930 that created the Order of Militar Merit
- Art. 15 of the Law number 21 of the year 1930.
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