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Orders, decorations, and medals of Senegal

  (Redirected from National Order of the Lion)

The Republic of Senegal awards the following orders, decorations and medals.

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National Order of the LionEdit

The National Order of the Lion was founded on 22 October 1960. It has a green ribbon.[1]

It has the following ranks:

  •   Grand Cross
  •   Grand Officer
  •   Commander
  •   Officer
  •   Knight.

Recipients include:

Grand Cross

Grand Officer

Commander

Knight

National Order of MeritEdit

The Order of Merit was founded on 22 October 1960. Its ribbon is green with a narrow yellow central stripe.

It has the following ranks:

  •   Grand Cross
  •   Grand Officer
  •   Commander
  •   Officer
  •   Knight

Recipients include: Knight Grand Cross :

Knight

Officer

Order of August 20Edit

The Order of August 20 was founded on 2 October 1960. Its ribbon is red with a central black stripe.

Order of Academic PalmsEdit

The Order of Academic Palms was founded on 23 December 1974. Its ribbon is purple with a yellow central stripe.

It has the following ranks:

  •   Commander
  •   Officer
  •   Knight

Order of Agricultural MeritEdit

The Order of Agricultural Merit was founded on 7 August 1982. Its ribbon is blue with a maroon central stripe and green edges.

It has the following ranks:

  •   Commander
  •   Officer
  •   Knight

Military medalsEdit

  •   Cross of Military Valor

Instituted: 1 February 1968. Awarded: for acts of valour in peace or war. Ribbon: maroon with a yellow-edged black central stripe.

  •   Military Medal

Instituted: 28 April 1964. Awarded: for acts of valour or to NCOs for long and meritorious service. Ribbon: green with a yellow central stripe and narrow yellow edges.

  •   Wound Medal

Awarded: for sustaining wounds in combat. Ribbon: green with a narrow red central stripe.

Medals of HonourEdit

  •   Medal of Honour of the Army

Instituted: 12 March 2007. Ribbon: red with blue edges.

  •   Medal of Honour of the Gendarmerie

Instituted: 1978. Ribbon: blue with a green, yellow and red central stripe.

  •   Medal of Honour of the Police

Instituted: 29 May 1972. Ribbon: yellow with a green central stripe and red edges.

  •   Medal of Honour of the Customs Service

Instituted: 13 January 1966. Ribbon: yellow with a red central stripe and green edges.

  •   Medal of Honour of Firefighters

Instituted: 31 December 1980.

  • Medal of Honour of Primary Teachers

Women's MedalEdit

Recipients include:

Other medalsEdit

  •   Medal of Labour (Instituted: 25 February 1966. Awarded: for long service in a maximum of 3 different jobs. Ranks: Great Gold Medal for 30 Years; Gold Medal for 25 Years; Silver-Gilt Medal for 20 Years; Silver Medal for 15 Years. Ribbon: wide horizontal stripes of green, yellow and red.)
  • Medal for Good Truck Drivers

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