Campaign Ribbons, Awards for military contribution, Decorations

 

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Campaign Ribbons

"Campaign ribbons" are ribbons commemorating a person's participation in war, campaign and combat up to the establishment of the State of Israel up to the present day. These ribbons are awarded by authorisation of government, the IDF decorations Act and regulations set up by the Minister of Defense.

 

Awards for military service

[towards the establishment of the State of Israel]

"Awards for military service towards the establishment of the State of Israel" are ribbons commemorating a person's involvement in engagements concerning the fighting and the struggle for the resurrection of the State of Israel, through underground organisations and military units, since the days of the "HaShomer" organization till the establishment of the State.

"Awards for military service towards the establishment of the State of Israel" and decorations are awarded by authorisation of government and a ministerial committee for symbols and ceremonies, with the exception of the Nazi Fighter Ribbon which is awarded according to the "Yad Vashem" regulation in the Remembrance and Holocaust Act, and by the "Second World War II" Act.

 


 

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