Royal Bahamas Defence Force Meritorious Service Decoration
Decoration instituted on 21 September 1995.
Decoration awarded to a member of the Defence Force
Force who distinguishes himself by outstanding meritorious achievement or service to The Bahamas or by prolonged service marked by exceptional ability, merit and conduct.
The medal shall be of a circular shape with a diameter of
38 millimetres and shall have, on the obverse in the centre, a side view of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II from the shoulder up. The words “ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA. F-D” shall appear around the top half of the circumference. The reverse shall carry the words “FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE RBDF”. The medal shall be suspended from the ribbon by a horizontal bar.