Medal of Devotion for National Defense

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Medal of Devotion for National Defense
献身国防纪念章
Awarded by Central Military Commission
Type Military Medal
Eligibility Martyrs, Killed/Injured Military Workers (in respective order)
Awarded for Martyrdom, death or injury in the line of duty
Status Active
Statistics
Established August 1st, 2011
Precedence
Next (higher) Medal of Guarding the Frontiers
Next (lower) Medal of Peace Mission

The Medal of Devotion for National Defense (Chinese: 献身国防纪念章) is a military decoration awarded by the Central Military Commission of China, first amended on May 4, 2010, then established on August 1, 2011.[1][2] It is divided into three levels.

Criteria[edit]

The medal is awarded to military officers, civilian cadres, and soldiers, posthumously to martyrs and those killed in the line of duty, and awarded to those disabled by injuries received in the line of duty.

  • Martyrs are awarded posthumous golden medals,
  • A person who dies in the line of duty is awarded a posthumous silver medal,
  • A person who is disabled by injuries received in the line of duty is awarded a bronze medal.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 解放军启用新式勋章 Archived 2013-05-29 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "中国人民解放军纪律条令". 中国军网. Retrieved 2016-05-11.
  3. ^ 赵风云. "加强和改进军队奖励工作的重要举措". 解放军报. Retrieved 2016-05-11.