Silver oak leaf used for CPD ribbons. Oak leaf clusters are presented in bronze or silver and depict a twig of four oak leaves with three acorns on the stem. The appurtenance measures 5/16 of an inch long and shall be positioned in the center of the Honorable Mention Award Ribbon or the Military Service Award.
Description: Denotes the 150th and greater reception of a Honorable Mention Ribbon Award. Also denotes the military service of a Department member when worn on the Military Service Award, in which case the silver oak leaf cluster also denotes the 5th and greater deployment within any branch of the United States Armed Services. In the case of the Military Service Award the oak leaf cluster replaces the use of a blue star. This appurtenance is exclusive to the Honorable Mention Ribbon Award and Military Service Award.