Army Order of Precedence

Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor
Distinguished Service Cross
Distinguished Service Cross
Navy Cross
Navy Cross
Air Force Cross
Air Force Cross
Coast Guard Cross
Coast Guard Cross
Defense Distinguished Service Medal
Defense Distinguished Service Medal
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star
Silver Star
Defense Superior Service Medal
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Legion of Merit
Distinguished Flying Cross
Distinguished Flying Cross
Soldier's Medal
Soldier's Medal
Navy and Marine Corps Medal
Navy and Marine Corps Medal
Airman's Medal
Airman's Medal
Coast Guard Medal
Coast Guard Medal
Bronze Star
Bronze Star
Purple Heart
Purple Heart
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Medal
Air Medal
Aerial Achievement Medal
Aerial Achievement Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Navy Commendation Medal
Navy Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Coast Guard Commendation Medal
Coast Guard Commendation Medal
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Navy Achievement Medal
Navy Achievement Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Coast Guard Achievement Medal
Coast Guard Achievement Medal
Combat Action Ribbon
Combat Action Ribbon (Navy, Marines)
Air Force Combat Action Ribbon
Air Force Combat Action Ribbon
Presidential Unit Citation
Presidential Unit Citation (Army, Air Force)
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Presidential Unit Citation (Navy, Marine Corps)
Presidential Unit Citation (Coast Guard)
Presidential Unit Citation (Coast Guard)
Joint Meritorious Unit Citation
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Army Valorous Unit Award
Army Valorous Unit Award
Navy Unit Commendation
Navy Unit Commendation
Air Force Gallant Unit Award
Air Force Gallant Unit Award
Coast Guard Unit Commendation
Coast Guard Unit Commendation
Army Meritorious Unit Commendation
Army Meritorious Unit Commendation
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
Air Force Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Meritorious Unit Award
Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation
Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation
Army Superior Unit Award
Army Superior Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Coast Guard Meritorious Team Commendation
Coast Guard Meritorious Team Commendation
Navy
Navy "E" Ribbon
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
Coast Guard
Coast Guard "E" Ribbon
Presidential Medal of Freedom
Presidential Medal of Freedom
Presidential Citizen's Medal
Presidential Citizen's Medal
President's Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service
President's Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service
DoD Distinguished Civilian Service Award
DoD Distinguished Civilian Service Award
Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom
Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom
Secretary of Defense Meritorious Civilian Service Award
Secretary of Defense Meritorious Civilian Service Award
Secretary of Defense Exceptional Civilian Service Award
Secretary of Defense Exceptional Civilian Service Award
Secretary of the Army Distinguished Service Award
Secretary of the Army Distinguished Service Award
National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal
National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal
National Intelligence Superior Service Medal
National Intelligence Superior Service Medal
National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal
National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal
Surgeon General's Exemplary Service Medal
Surgeon General's Exemplary Service Medal
NASA Space Flight Medal
NASA Space Flight Medal
Public Health Service Commendation Medal
Public Health Service Commendation Medal
Public Health Service Achievement Medal
Public Health Service Achievement Medal
Department of State Distinguished Service Award
Department of State Distinguished Service Award
Department of State Distinguished Honor Award
Department of State Distinguished Honor Award
Department of State Superior Honor Award
Department of State Superior Honor Award
Department of State Meritorious Honor Award
Department of State Meritorious Honor Award
Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service
Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service
Meritorious Civilian Service Award
Meritorious Civilian Service Award (Army)
Superior Civilian Service Award
Superior Civilian Service Award
Commander's Award for Civilian Service
Commander's Award for Civilian Service
Achievement Medal for Civilian Service
Achievement Medal for Civilian Service (Army)
Prisoner of War Medal
Prisoner of War Medal
Good Conduct Medal
Good Conduct Medal
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal
Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal
American Defense Service Medal
American Defense Service Medal
Women's Army Corps Service Medal
Women's Army Corps Service Medal
American Campaign Medal
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal
World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation Medal
Army of Occupation Medal
Medal for Humane Action
Medal for Humane Action
National Defense Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal
Korean Service Medal
Antarctica Service Medal
Antarctica Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Republic of Vietnam Service Medal
Republic of Vietnam Service Medal
Southwest Asia Service Medal
Southwest Asia Service Medal
Kosovo Campaign Medal
Kosovo Campaign Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal
Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal
Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Korean Defense Service Medal
Korean Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
Army Sea Service Ribbon
Army Sea Service Ribbon
Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon
Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon
Army Service Ribbon
Army Service Ribbon
Air Force Training Ribbon
Air Force Training Ribbon
Army Overseas Service Ribbon
Army Overseas Service Ribbon
Army Reserve Overseas Training Ribbon
Army Reserve Overseas Training Ribbon
Coast Guard Special Operations Service Ribbon
Coast Guard Special Operations Service Ribbon
Air Force Combat Readiness Ribbon
Air Force Combat Readiness Ribbon
Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
Merchant Marine Distinguished Service Medal
Merchant Marine Distinguished Service Medal
Merchant Marine Meritorious Service Medal
Merchant Marine Meritorious Service Medal
Gallant Ship Citation
Gallant Ship Citation
Merchant Marine Mariner's Medal
Merchant Marine Mariner's Medal
Merchant Marine Combat Medal
Merchant Marine Combat Medal
Merchant Marine Defense Medal
Merchant Marine Defense Medal
Merchant Marine Atlantic War Zone Medal
Merchant Marine Atlantic War Zone Medal
Merchant Marine Pacific War Zone Medal
Merchant Marine Pacific War Zone Medal
Mediterranean-Middle East War Zone Medal
Mediterranean-Middle East War Zone Medal
Merchant Marine Victory Medal
Merchant Marine Victory Medal
Merchant Marine Korean Service Medal
Merchant Marine Korean Service Medal
Merchant Marine Vietnam Service Medal
Merchant Marine Vietnam Service Medal
Merchant Marine Expeditionary Medal
Merchant Marine Expeditionary Medal
Merchant Marine Philippine Defense Ribbon
Merchant Marine Philippine Defense Ribbon
Merchant Marine Philippine Liberation Ribbon
Merchant Marine Philippine Liberation Ribbon
Public Health Service Unit Award
Public Health Service Unit Award
National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation
National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation
French National Defense Medal
French National Defense Medal (France)
Iraq Star
Iraq Star (Poland)
Nijemegen Medal
Nijemegen Medal (Netherlands)
Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
ROK Presidential Unit Citation
ROK Presidential Unit Citation
Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation
Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
United Nations Haiti Medal
United Nations Haiti Medal
United Nations - Somalia
United Nations - Somalia
NATO Meritorious Service Medal
NATO Meritorious Service Medal
United Nations Medal
United Nations Medal
NATO (ISAF)
NATO (ISAF)
NATO (Kosovo)
NATO (kosovo)
NATO (Macedonia)
NATO (Macedonia)
NATO Operation Unified Protector - Libya
NATO Operation Unified Protector - Libya
NATO (Yugoslavia)
NATO (Yugoslavia)
Multinational Force and Observers Medal
Multinational Force & Observers Medal
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Kuwait Liberation Medal
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia)
Kuwait Liberation Medal
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)
Philippine Military Civic Action Medal
Philippine Military Civic Action Medal
Alabama Faithful Service Medal
Alabama Faithful Service Medal
Georgia Service Medal
Georgia Service Medal
Louisiana Emergency Service Medal
Louisiana Emergency Service Medal
Mississippi Magnolia Cross
Mississippi Magnolia Cross
North Carolina Service Ribbon
North Carolina Service Ribbon
South Carolina Achievement Ribbon
South Carolina Achievement Ribbon
Tennessee Service Ribbon
Tennessee Service Ribbon
Texas Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Texas Afghanistan Campaign Medal
West Virginia Minuteman Ribbon
West Virginia Minuteman Ribbon




Order of Precedence of Award categories

1. U.S. Military Decorations

2. U.S. Unit Awards (worn on right side)

3. U.S. Nonmilitary Decorations

4. U.S. Service (campaign) Medals, and Service and Training ribbons

5. U.S. Merchant Marine Awards

6. U.S. Nonmilitary Unit Awards (worn on right side)

7. Foreign Military Decorations

8. Foreign Unit Awards (worn on right side)

9. Non-U.S. Service Awards

10. State awards for ARNG Soldiers



References:

AR 600-8-22, Military Awards - Award Criteria

AR 670-1 22-4. Order of Precedence by Category of Medal

AR PAM 670-1 22-5. Order of Precedence within Categories of Medals





U.S. Military Decorations
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U.S. Unit Awards      
U.S. Non-Military Decorations
U.S. Service Medals
U.S. Merchant Marine Awards
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U.S. Non-military Unit Award
Foreign Military Decorations
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Foreign Unit Awards
Non-U.S. Service Awards
National Guard Awards



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