Mention in Dispatches shall be awarded for valiant conduct, devotion to duty or other distinguished service.
The Insignia shall be worn horizontally on the concerned mission medal ribbon or undress ribbon, with the stalk of the oak leaf furthest from the left shoulder.
If the medal in question has a bar, the Insignia of the MID is worn above the bar and spaced equally with it and any other devise (such as a numeral) on the ribbon. If the undress ribbon also displays other devices, the MID is worn at the left of the other devices and spaced equally with them on the ribbon.
When the MID is awarded and there is no mission ribbon, the MID shall be worn horizontal and centered on the left breast with the stalk of the oak leaf furthest from the left shoulder.
Only one MID may be worn on any one medal.