The Federative Republic of Brazil: Order of Merit for Defence

Ordem do Mérito da Defensa

Ribbon: Equal stripes of green, white and blue.

Grand Cross Grand Officer Commander Officer Knight

Instituted: 11 June 2002 by President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, replacing the Order of Merit of the Armed Forces.

Awarded: For service to the armed forces or defence of the nation.

Grades: 5 (Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer and Knight).

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Grand Officer: Star Commander Officer
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Knight
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