Order of Defence Merit

BRA052  Ordem do Mérito da Defesa

  • Order instituted by Decree 4263 of 10 June 2002.
  • Order awarded to members of the Brazilian Military and the armies of friendly nations as well as civilians for distinguished service and exceptional contributions to Brazil.
  • Order awarded in five grades: Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer and Knight.

Federative Republic of Brazil