Military Valor Medal
PRT000 Medalha de Valor Militar
- Medal was instituted on 2 October 1863.
- Medal is awarded to military personnel for heroic deeds of extraordinary selflessness and bravery or great moral courage and exceptional ability to make decisions, whether in war or in time of peace, but always in circumstances where there is proven or suspected danger to life.
- There are five types of the medal.
- Medal is awarded in three degrees.