|Medal for Military Valor|
|Awarded by the Occidian Empire|
|Eligibility||Exceptional actions in peacetime|
|Awarded for||Military service|
|Established||15 July 2011|
|Next (higher)||Service Medal|
The Honor Cross (HC) is a military service medal of the Imperial Forces of Defense and, previously, of the North American and New European Armed Forces, that was first created in 2011 when it was signed into law by Emperor William I.
Heavily inspired by the German Iron Cross, had its design changed in April 2021, with the inscription "2020" added to the middle of the cross and the star and oak being removed from the ribbon bar.
Criteria[edit | edit source]
The Honor Cross, to those who have performed outstanding military service in peacetime, is authorized for those members of the Imperial Forces of Defense that show exceptional actions in peacetime.
Master[edit | edit source]
- Emperor William I, from 15 July 2011 to 07 August 2020;
- Emperor Oscar I, from 07 August 2020 to present.