Medal For Military Service to Ukraine

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Medal For Military Service to Ukraine
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Medal For Military Service to Ukraine
Awarded by  Ukraine
Type Single-grade medal
Status Active
Statistics
Established October 5, 1996
First awarded December 4, 1996
Precedence
Next (higher) Order For Brave Miners' Work
Next (lower) Medal "For Irreproachable Service"
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Ribbon bar of the Medal For Military Service to Ukraine

The Medal For Military Service to Ukraine (Ukrainian: Медаль «За військову службу Україні») is an award of Ukraine. It was established by the Decree of the President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma on October 5, 1996 to honour servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other military formations created in accordance with the Ukrainian legislature and other individuals for courage and valor displayed at protection of state interests and for excellent execution of service duty.

The Medal For military service to Ukraine can be awarded to foreign citizens or individuals without citizenship; the medal can be awarded posthumously.

The Medal For military service to Ukraine is awarded:

  • for personal Courage and valor, devoted actions displayed at protection of state interests for reaching a high level of troops’ combat readiness and assuring the Ukraine’s defense capability;
  • for excellent execution of military duty;
  • for execution of special tasks to assure the state security of Ukraine;
  • for 25 years of perfect military service.

The medal is made of silver.

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