He is authorized to wear the medal with his awards.
If you look more closely you'll see the men are wearing medals.
"Why do we wear brooches and medals close to the heart?"
At about this time, Seacole began to wear military medals.
He wore only a few ribbons and medals on his dress uniform.
He said honorees wear the medal for the men who died in combat.
Lundqvist wore the medal on a red ribbon last night.
This enabled each recipient to wear the medal so as to display the arms of the state for which he had fought.
Wore the medal on a ribbon on the left chest.