Medal For the Defence of Cuito Cuanavale
CUB051 Medalla Por la defensa de Cuito Cuanavale
- Medal was instituted by Decree-Law No.103 of 21 March 1988.
- Medal is awarded to members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces in active, reserve and retired military service, who actively participated in the defense of Cuito Cuanavale.
- Battle of Cuito Cuanavale - was fought intermittently between 14 August 1987 and 23 March 1988, south and east of the town of Cuito Cuanavale, Angola.