Order of Military Merit of the Companions of Artigas
URY003 Orden Militar al Mérito Tenientes de Artigas
- Order instituted by Law N° 14.955 on 13 November 1979.
- Order awarded to civilians and military personnel, who provided distinguished service to the Uruguayan Army.
- Order awarded in fife classes: Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer and Knight.
- Order was repealed on 6 March 1985.
- José Gervasio Artigas - is a national hero of Uruguay.