German Democratic Republic: Order for Merit for the Nation and Fatherland
Kampforden für Verdienste um Volk und Vaterland
Ribbon: Orange with 3 dark red stripes.
Instituted: 17 February 1966.
Awarded: For outstanding achievements in increasing the combat strength and combat readiness of the National People's Army and in fulfilling its tasks in protecting the state border of the GDR.
Grades: 3 (Gold, Silver or Bronze).
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