10 U.S. Code § 6255 - Commemorative or special medals: facsimiles and ribbons

Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Navy, members of the naval service may wear, in place of commemorative or special medals awarded to them, miniature facsimiles of such medals and ribbons symbolic of the awards.


(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 391.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
6255 34 U.S.C. 358a. Apr. 25, 1935, ch. 82, 49 Stat. 162.

The words “members of the naval service may” are substituted for the words “That authority is hereby granted to personnel of the Navy and Marine Corps” for clarity.

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