Medal of Devotion for National Defense
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|Medal of Devotion for National Defense|
|Awarded by Central Military Commission|
|Eligibility||Martyrs, Killed/Injured Military Workers (in respective order)|
|Awarded for||Martyrdom, death or injury in the line of duty|
|Established||August 1st, 2011|
|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. It is divided into three levels.
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.
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