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Swedish Göta Luftvaernskårs Minnes Medalj
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Swedish Göta Air Defense Regiment Commemorative Medal
Awarded by The Kingdom of Sweden
Type Commemorative medal
Eligibility Soldiers from The Kingdom of Sweden and Allied nations
Awarded for Achievement
Status Currently awarded
Description Comes in one class
Statistics
Established June 19, 1954
Göta Luftvaernskårs Minnesmedalj
Göta Air Defense Regiment Commemorative Medal Ribbon

The Swedish Göta Air Defense Regiment Commemorative Medal (Swedish language:Göta Luftvaernskårs Minnes Medalj ) is a commemorative medal of the former Göta Air Defense Regiment. The regiment was merged with the Luftvärnsregementet of the Swedish Armed Forces in 2000.

OriginsEdit

The Göta Air Defense Regiment Commemorative Medal was first proposed as a means to recognize the contributions of junior officers and junior enlisted personnel, who were not eligible for a higher decoration.[which?] The achievements of foreign military personnel must be accomplished with distinction above that normally expected of a professional military members.[citation needed]

CriteriaEdit

This medal may be awarded for either combat or noncombat actions based on sustained performance or specific achievement by distinguishing oneself.[citation needed]

The award authority rests with the Göta Regimental awards board.[citation needed] Granting a broad discretion of when and for what action the Göta Air Defence Regiment Commemorative Medal may be awarded. It is awarding is all up to the Göta awards board commander and its members.

DesignEdit

The medal is a silver in colored round metal with the Göta Air Defence Regimental insignia in the middle. the rear side of the medal has olive branches around the edges. The ribbon colors are orange, yellow, orange yellow and orange.

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