Awards and decorations of the Armed Forces of Karnia-Ruthenia

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The awards and decorations of the Armed Forces of Karnia-Ruthenia are primarily the medals, service ribbons, and specific badges which recognize military service and personal accomplishments while a member of the Armed Forces of Karnia-Ruthenia. Such awards are a means to outwardly display the highlights of a service member's career.

It was first suggested on 2018 by Michael, Grand Duke of Nordinsel, but implemented only in 2023, after members of the military require clarifications of the order of precedence of the orders, decorations and medals of Karnia-Ruthenia. It's use are placed within the precedence after the civil awards instituted by the Emperor, since those military awards are granted by the Head of the Imperial General Headquarters.

Military awards currently issued to service members[edit | edit source]

That are three distinct groups of medals, awards, ribbons, patches and badges separately or in combination, reflecting the following areas: gallantry in action against an enemy, or in dire but non-combat circumstances; notable and/or exceptional performance of duties outside of combat; ribbons denoting service in various posts and campaigns. That various badges or patches be designed to denote various skill qualifications that are notable for being outside the normal training regimen.

Name Ribbon Established Description
Personal decorations
Order of the Imperial Eagle
Ordem da Águia Imperial
16 November 2023 Extraordinary deeds rendering the bearer insurmountable to the enemy and indispensable to the Empire.
Gallantry Cross
Estrela de Bravura
An audacious act of singular daring in an attempt to save the life of another, ensure the success of a military operation, or safeguard the Empire from calamity.
Royal Star of Merit
Real Estrela do Mérito
Notable demonstrations of administrative and organizational excellence directly resulting in improvements to the Armed Forces and contributing to the continuity and relevance of the Empire.
Heart of Valor
Coração de Valor
Receiving a wound in action against the enemy or in support of a military operation.
Imperial Cross of Honor
Imperial Cruz de Honra
15 July 2011 Embodying noble moral character by defending the weak, aiding the poor, or opposing injustice.
General service awards
Military Order of St. George
Ordem Militar de São George
28 November 2015 Awarded to individuals who demonstrated stalwart dedication to the Empire through service in a period of national emergency.
Military Order of Knights Paragon
Ordem Militar dos Cavaleiros Modelo
16 November 2023 Awarded for each five year period of service without personal disciplinary actions being recorded.
Imperial Legion
Legião Imperial
Awarded to members of the Imperial and Royal Armed Forces who are serving or have served honorably in the military of their respective macronations.
Service and training awards
Rifle Qualification Ribbon
Distintivo de Pontaria de Rifle
[[File:|120px]] 16 November 2023 Awarded based on performance in qualification with the service rifle.
Pistol Qualification Ribbon
Distintivo de Pontaria de Pistola
[[File:|120px]] Awarded based on performance in qualification with the service pistol.
Campaign medals
Lundener Civil War Intervention Medal
Medalha de Intervenção na Guerra Civil Lundener
12 November 2016 Service in the Lundener Civil War.
Reconquest of Carpathia Medal
Medalha da Reconquista da Carpátia
22 June 2017 Service in the Reconquest of Carpathia.
Annexation of Cardonia Medal
Medalha da Anexação da Cardônia
30 January 2019 Participation in the Annexation of Cardonia.
Free Phrygia Medal
Medalha da Frígia Livre
16 December 2022 Participation in the Operation Free Phrygia.

Inactive and obsolete awards[edit | edit source]

Karno-Ruthenian military personnel having received some awards regarding campaigns have participated within these areas of combat/conflict during the time these awards were given to service members. Such awards have since been discontinued or are no longer applicable in terms of receiving these commendations. These awards, like the Annexation of Cardonia Medal are considered obsolete.

Foreign and international awards[edit | edit source]

Foreign and international decorations are authorized for wear on military uniforms by the His Imperial and Royal Apostolic Majesty's Own Office. In the case of foreign decorations, they came after all the national orders, by seniority and rank.

Order of precedence[edit | edit source]

The order of precedence of military awards is followed during the wear of the honours or while listing the honours in the seniority order. All grades of the chivalric orders take a precedence over the decorations, and henceforth followed by the state medals and commemorative medals. Honours of the states and the territories rank between the national orders and are determined by the His Imperial and Royal Apostolic Majesty's Own Office from time to time and under various situations through various notifications and orders, like solve questions regarding recipients of orders no longer bestowed and how they fit in the order of precedence.

     Orders, decorations, and medals dormant.      Orders, decorations, and medals obsolete.

Order Grade and name Native name Notes
1 Order of Maurice de Saxe Ordem de Maurício de Saxe
2 Legion of Honor of Delvera Legião da Honra de Delvera Only in Delvera.
3 Legion of Merit Legião do Mérito Only in Delvera.
4 Red Badge of Courage Insígnia Vermelha da Coragem Only in Delvera.
5 Service Medal Medalha de Serviço Only in North American Confederation and Occidia.
6 Medal for Military Valor Medalha de Serviço Only in New Europe, North American Confederation and Occidia.
7 Order of the Imperial Eagle Ordem da Águia Imperial
8 Imperial & Royal Cross of Gallantry Imperial e Real Cruz de Bravura
9 Royal Star of Merit Real Estrela do Mérito
10 Imperial & Royal Distinguished Service Cross Imperial e Real Cruz de Serviço Distinto
11 Imperial & Royal Star of Heroism Imperial e Real Estrela de Heroísmo
12 Life-Saving Medal Medalha Salva-Vidas
13 Imperial Honor Cross Imperial Cruz de Honra
14 Imperial & Royal Heart of Valor Imperial e Real Coração de Valor
15 Mentioned In Dispatches Mencionado em Despachos
16 Combat Service Action Ação de Serviço em Combate
17 Meritorious Achievement Medal Medalha de Realização Meritória
18 Imperial & Royal Gallant Unit Citation Imperial e Real Citação de Bravura de Unidade
19 Imperial & Royal Meritorious Unit Commendation Imperial e Real Elogio Meritório de Unidade
20 Order of St. George Ordem de São Jorge
21 Military Order of Knights Paragon Ordem Militar dos Cavaleiros Modelo
22 Imperial Legion Legião Imperial
23 Imperial & Royal Expeditionary Service Medal Imperial e Real Medalha de Serviço Expedicionário
24 Imperial & Royal Humanitarian Service Medal Imperial e Real Medalha de Serviço Humanitário
25 Imperial & Royal Volunteer Service Award Imperial e Real Prêmio de Serviço Voluntário
26 Imperial & Royal Antarctic Service Medal Imperial e Real Medalha de Serviço Antártico
27 Imperial & Royal Sea Service Ribbon Imperial e Real Medalha de Serviço Marítimo
28 Imperial & Royal Overseas Service Ribbon Imperial e Real Medalha de Serviço no Estrangeiro
29 Imperial & Royal Master Instructor Award Imperial e Real Prêmio de Mestre Instrutor
30 Imperial & Royal Master Gunner Award Imperial e Real Prêmio de Mestre Artilheiro
31 Rifle Marksmanship Badge Distintivo de Pontaria de Rifle
32 Pistol Marksmanship Badge Distintivo de Pontaria de Pistola
33 SWORD Patch
34 Commando Patch
35 Combat Medic Patch
36 Sapper Patch
37 Korean Service Medal Medalha de Serviço Coreano Only in North American Confederation.
38 Meissner War Medal Medalha da Guerra de Meissner Only in New Europe.
39 Camurian War Medal Medalha da Guerra da Camúria Only in New Europe.
40 Communist War Medal Medalha da Guerra Comunista Only in New Europe.
41 Red War Medal Medalha da Guerra Vermelha Only in New Europe.
42 Civil War Medal Medalha da Guerra Civil Only in New Europe.
43 Micronational War on Terrorism Service Medal Medalha de Serviço na Guerra Micronacional ao Terrorismo Only in New Europe.
44 Espionage Medal Medalha de Espionagem Only in New Europe.
45 Austenasian Civil War Intervention Medal Medalha de Intervenção na Guerra Civil Austenasiana Only in New Europe.
46 Operation Viscount Campaign Medal Medalha de Campanha da Operação Visconde Only in Delvera.
47 Operation Saving Grace Service Medal Medalha da Serviço da Operação Saving Grace Only in Delvera.
48 Operation Vicuna Campaign Medal Medalha de Campanha da Operação Vicuna Only in Delvera.
49 Operation Genesis Campaign Medal Medalha de Campanha da Operação Genesis Only in Delvera.
50 Operation Exodus Campaign Medal Medalha de Campanha da Operação Exodus Only in Delvera.
51 Long Service Ribbon Fita de Serviço Duradouro Only in Delvera.
52 Cross of Lavrasia Cruz da Lavrasia Only in Lavrasia.
53 Lundener Civil War Intervention Medal Medalha da Intervenção na Guerra Civil Lundener Only in Ruthenia.
54 Reconquest of Carpathia Medal Medalha da Reconquista da Carpathia
55 Annexation of Cardonia Medal Medalha da Anexação da Cardônia
56 Free Phrygia Medal Medalha da Frígia Livre

See also[edit | edit source]