Czech Republic: Cross of Merit of the Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic
Zásluný kří ministra obrany České republiky
Ribbon: Green with blue, red and white edge stripes.
Instituted: 16 December 1996.
Awarded: To active soldiers and civilian employees of the military in recognition of their heroism, for successful leadership during battle, and for meritorious service in combat activities. The Cross is, moreover, awarded for outstanding performance in the command of troops during peacetime, for meritorious performance of service or work duties, for excellent representation of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic, and for other significant acts of merit performed in support of the Defence department.
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