Royal Star of Merit

From Empire of Karnia-Ruthenia
Royal Star of Merit
Real Estrela do Mérito
Awarded by the Head of Staff of the Armed Forces of Karnia-Ruthenia
Type military order
Eligibility Military personnel only
Awarded for 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
Status Currently constituted
Grades (w/ post-nominals) Recipient
Statistics
Established 16 November 2023
First induction 06 June 2024
Last induction 06 June 2024
Distinct recipients 05
Precedence
Next (higher) Heart of Valor
Next (lower) Imperial Cross of Honor
Ribbon of the Order

The Royal Star of Merit is a military order founded in Persenburg by Emperor-King Oscar of Karnia-Ruthenia and Prince Brizendine in 2023. It is awarded only to military personnel, to recognize 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. The decoration is the same for all branches of the Armed Forces of Karnia-Ruthenia and has only one degree of Recipient.

Precedence and privileges[edit | edit source]

Knights and Dames may use the post-nominal SM and all members of the order are assigned positions in the order of precedence. Knights and Dames are also entitled to be granted heraldic supporters. They may, furthermore, encircle their arms with the order.

Sovereign and Grand Master of the Order[edit | edit source]

Recipients[edit | edit source]

Posthumous Recipients[edit | edit source]

  • Lieutenant Richard Schroeder (1931-2024) - 6 June 2024
  • Major George Shelley (1947-2024) - 6 June 2024
  • Captain Adam McLain (1997-2024) - 6 June 2024

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