German Democratic Republic: Medal for Exemplary Border Service

Medaille für vorbildlichen Grenzdienst

Ribbon: Green with narrow red edge stripes.

Instituted: 28 May 1954.

Awarded: To members of the Border Troops of the GDR (Grenztruppen der DDR) as well as civilians for exemplary performance and personal commitment in securing the state border of the GDR.

Type 1
1954-55
Type 1, Obverse Type 1, Reverse
Type 2
1955-56
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Type 3
1956-90
Type 3, Obverse Type 3, Reverse
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