Orders, decorations, and medals of Brazil

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President Lula de Silva, with the order of Merit.

The following is a list of the orders, decorations, and medals of Brazil:[1]

National orders and decorations[edit]

Former orders[edit]

Military awards and decorations[edit]

Decorations for military bravery[edit]

  • BRA Cruz de Combate - 1a classe.png Combat Cross First Class (Army)
  • BRA Cruz de Combate - 2a classe.png Combat Cross Second Class (Army)
  • BRA Cruz Naval.png Navy Cross (Navy)
  • BRA Cruz de Bravura.png Bravery Cross (Air Force)

Wound medals[edit]

  • BRA Medalha Sangue do Brasil.png Blood Of Brazil Medal
  • BRA Cruz de Sangue.png Blood Cross (Air Force)

Wartime medals for operational service[edit]

  • BRA Medalha Cruz de Campanha 1914-1919.png Campaign Cross Medal 1914-1918
  • Victory Medal (War of 1914-1918)
  • Medal of Distinguished Service (Navy)
  • BRA Medalha de Serviços de Guerra (3 estrelas).png War Services Medal with 3 stars (Navy)
  • BRA Medalha de Serviços de Guerra (2 estrelas).png War Services Medal with 2 stars (Navy)
  • BRA Medalha de Serviços de Guerra (1 estrela).png War Services Medal with 1 star (Navy)
  • BRA Medalha da FNN (ouro).png Northeast Naval Force Medal - gold (Navy)
  • BRA Medalha da FNN (prata).png Northeast Naval Force Medal - silver (Navy)
  • BRA Medalha da FNN (bronze).png Northeast Naval Force Medal - bronze (Navy)
  • BRA Medalha da FNS (ouro).png Southern Naval Force Medal - gold (Navy)
  • BRA Medalha da FNS (prata).png Southern Naval Force Medal - silver (Navy)
  • BRA Medalha da FNS (bronze).png Southern Naval Force Medal - bronze (Navy)
  • BRA Campaign Medal.png Campaign Medal (Army)
  • BRA Medalha da Campanha da Itália.png Italy Campaign Medal (Navy)
  • BRA Cruz de Aviação (fita A).png Aviation Cross, ribbon A (Navy)
  • BRA Cruz de Aviação (fita B).png Aviation Cross, ribbon B (Navy)

Outstanding service awards[edit]

  • BRA Cruz de Serviços Relevantes.png Distinguished Service Cross
  • Medalha da vitória.png Medal of Victory
  • Medalha Marechal Cordeiro de Farias.png Marshal Cordeiro de Farias Medal of Merit

Military good service awards[edit]

  • Military Medal
  • Troops Medal
  • Good services Medal of the Military Police of the Federal District
  • Medal of Merit for the officers and men of the Federal District Fire Brigade

Medals for contribution to national war efforts[edit]

  • BRA Medalha de Serviços de Guerra.png War Services Medal (Navy)
  • BRA Medalha da Campanha do Atlântico Sul.png Medal of the South Atlantic Campaign (Navy)
  • BRA War Medal.png War Medal

Military service medals[edit]

  • BRA Medalha Naval de Serviços Distintos.png Naval Medal of Distinguished Service
  • Medalha do Pacificador.png Peacemaker Medal
  • Santos-Dumont Medal of Merit Ribbon.png Medal of Merit Santos Dumont
  • BRA Marshal Trompowsky Medal.png Marshal Trompowsky Medal
  • Medalha do Mérito Tamandaré.png Medal of Merit Tamandaré
  • Amazonic Service Medal
  • BRA Medalha Bartolomeu de Gusmão.png Medal Bartolomeu de Gusmão
  • Airborne Medal of Merit

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DECRETO No 40.556, DE 17 DE DEZEMBRO DE 1956" (in Portuguese). Presidência da República Casa Civil Subchefia para Assuntos Jurídicos. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 

External links[edit]

  • Medalhas Secretaria-Geral do Exército.