Order of Antonio Maceo
CUB007 Orden Antonio Maceo
- Order was instituted by Decree-Law No.30 of 10 December 1979.
- Order is awarded to members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces in active, reserve and retired military service, to military units of the Revolutionary Armed Forces, for extraordinary merits in military operations; for high fighting qualities, or for the training and preparation of its command cadres that have contributed to the defense, development and consolidation of our socialist homeland. The Order will also be awarded to the military units of friendly countries for similar reasons.
- Antonio Maceo Grajales - was second-in-command of the Cuban Army of Independence.