Malvinas War Combatants Medal

ARG010  La Medalla del Honorable Congreso de la Nación a los Combatientes

  • Medal instituted by decree 23.118 on 30 September 1984.
  • Medal awarded to military personnel, who fought in the war for the territorial claim of the Malvinas, Georgias and South Sandwich Islands, in the war actions from 2 April to 14 June 1982.
  • Re-issues of the medal were made in 1990,1991,1992 and 1993 to award veterans of units not originally included in the award list, such as Police and Coast Guard.
  • Falklands War - was a 10-week undeclared war between Argentina and the United Kingdom.