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The Hummingbird Medal is a state decoration of Trinidad and Tobago, instituted in 1969.[1] The medal is awarded for loyal and devoted service beneficial to the state in any field, or acts of conspicuous gallantry or other outstanding humane action.[2] There are three grades to the medal: bronze, silver and gold. Recipients of the medal are entitled to designate their names with the post-nominal letters "HBM".

Hummingbird Medal
Awarded by  Trinidad and Tobago
TypeThree class long and meritorious service decoration
EligibilityCitizens, and foreign nationals
Awarded for"...loyal and devoted service beneficial to the state in any field, or acts of conspicuous gallantry or other outstanding humane action."
StatusCurrently awarded
Post-nominalsHBM
Statistics
Established1969
Last awarded2011
Precedence
Next (higher)Chaconia Medal
Next (lower)Public Service Medal of Merit
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Ribbon bar of the award

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  1. ^ "Trinidad & Tobago: Humming Bird Medal". medals.org.uk. Retrieved 26 Dec 2011.
  2. ^ "The Hummingbird Medal". National Library and Information System. Archived from the original on 2012-04-03. Retrieved 26 Dec 2011.