Order of Military Merit (Dominican Republic)



The Order of Military Merit ( es, Orden del Mérito de Militar) is an
honour Honour (British English) or honor (American English; see spelling differences) is the idea of a bond between an individual and a society as a quality of a person that is both of social teaching and of personal ethos, that manifests itself as a ...
awarded to members of the Military of the Dominican Republic. It was established on 15 November 1930.

Divisions and classes

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''.


* James Carson Breckinridge * James T. Moore (USMC) * Julian C. Smith * Allen H. Turnage * Gregon A. Williams * William A. Worton


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.Art. 15 of the Law number 21 of the year 1930.


See also

* Orders, decorations, and medals of the Dominican Republic Militar Merit, Order of Militar Merit, Order of Dominican Republic–United States military relations Banana Wars {{DominicanRepublic-stub