Czechoslovak Socialist Republic: Decoration for Merit in the Defence of the Homeland

Medaile Za zásluhy o obranu vlasti

Ribbon: Red with light red centre stripe and darker red edges.

Instituted: 1955.

Awarded: To members of the Armed Forces and armed units of the Ministry of the Interior for personal courage in combat in war, in defence of the state borders or against terrorists, for developments that enhance the security of the state, and for the delivery of excellent training over at least 10 years.

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