"90th Anniversary of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan (1918–2008)" Medal

"90th Anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan (1918–2008)" Medal
"Azərbaycan Respublikası Silahlı Qüvvələrinin 90 illiyi (1918–2008)" medalı
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The "90th Anniversary of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan 1918–2008” Medal
TypeCommemorative medal
Awarded forContributing to the formation and strengthening of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan
EligibilityAzerbaijani government's military personnel, including warrant officers, ensigns and retired officers
Clasps1
StatusActive
EstablishedMay 16, 2008
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The "90th Anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan (1918–2008)" Medal (Azerbaijani: "Azərbaycan Respublikası Silahlı Qüvvələrinin 90 illiyi (1918–2008)" medalı) is a commemorative medal of Azerbaijan issued to denote the 90th anniversary of the formation of the Armed Forces of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic in 1918. It was established in accordance with the decree of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on May 16, 2008. Eligible personnel include warrant officers and ensigns who succeeded in combat training while serving in the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan until June 26, 2008, as well as retired officers who actively participated in the formation and strengthening of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan.[1]

The medal is worn on the left chest, and in the presence of other orders and medals, it is attached after the "10th Anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan (1991–2001)" Medal.

Description

The "90th Anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan (1918–2008)" Medal is a round shaped medal that is made of bronze with a 35 mm diameter which is plated with gold ornaments.[1][2]

The relief emblem of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan is depicted on the background of the medal where relief rays and a ribbon pass through the center. The words "Republic of Azerbaijan" along the arc, and "Armed Forces" below the arc have been engraved above the emblem. The octagonal star and crescent are white. There are two numbers on the ribbon, "1918" on the left side and "2008" on the right side.[1]

The number "90" is engraved below the center of the medal in white.

The reverse side has a smooth surface and the words "90th Anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan (1918–2008)" written in the center. An eight-pointed star and crescent are depicted on the national ornament.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "«Azərbaycan Respublikası Silahlı Qüvvələrinin 90 illiyi (1918-2008)» yubiley medalı" (PDF). mod.gov.az (in azərbaycanca). Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  2. ^ ""Azərbaycan Respublikası Silahlı Qüvvələrinin 90 illiyi (1918-2008)" Azərbaycan Respublikasının yubiley medalının təsis edilməsi haqqında". e-qanun.az (in azərbaycanca). Archived from the original on June 11, 2016.