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Orders, decorations, and medals of Indonesia

 

Orders, decorations, and medals of Indonesia

Awards and decorations of the Republic of Indonesia are both military and civilian awards for service and personal contributions to the Republic of Indonesia. According to the Indonesian Constitution, Chapter III Article 15: "The President grants designations, awards, and other distinctions that regulated by state acts".

Awards and decorations of the Republic of Indonesia are divided into two categories, Stars and Medals.

Contents

  • Stars of the Republic of Indonesia 1
    • Bintang Republik Indonesia ("Star of the Republic of Indonesia") 1.1
    • Bintang Mahaputera ("Star of Mahaputera") 1.2
    • Bintang Sakti ("The Sacred Star") 1.3
    • Bintang Dharma ("Military Distinguished Service Star") 1.4
    • Bintang Gerilya ("Guerrilla Star") 1.5
    • Bintang Garuda ("Garuda Star") 1.6
    • Bintang Sewindu Angkatan Perang ("Armed Forces Eight Years’ Service Star") 1.7
    • Bintang Yudha Dharma ("Defence Meritorious Service Star") 1.8
    • Bintang Kartika Eka Paksi ("Army Meritorious Service Star") 1.9
    • Bintang Jalasena ("Navy Meritorious Service Star") 1.10
    • Bintang Swabhuwana Paksa ("Air Force Meritorious Service Star") 1.11
    • Bintang Bhayangkara ("National Police Meritorious Service Star") 1.12
  • Medals of the Republic of Indonesia 2
    • Satyalencana Kesetiaan 8, 16 dan 24 Tahun ("Loyalty Service Medals: 8, 16 and 24 years") 2.1
    • Satyalencana Dwija Sistha ("Military Instructor Service Medals") 2.2
    • Satyalencana Gerakan Operasi Militer I-IX ("Military Operational Service Medals I-IX") 2.3
    • Satyalencana Bhakti ("Wounded Medal") 2.4
    • Satyalencana Peristiwa ("Commemoration Medals") 2.5
    • Satyalencana Teladan ("Good Conduct Medal") 2.6
    • Satyalencana Dharma Nusa ("National Defence Service Medal") 2.7
    • Satyalencana Penegak ("Medal for Combat Against Communist") 2.8
    • Satyalencana Wira Dharma ("Malaysia/Northern Borneo Military Campaign Medal") 2.9
    • Satyalencana Seroja Timur ("Timor Military Campaign Medal") 2.10
  • References 3

Stars of the Republic of Indonesia

Bintang Republik Indonesia ("Star of the Republic of Indonesia")

The "Star of the Republic of Indonesia" (BRI) is awarded to a person who has given extraordinary service to the integrity, viability, and greatness of Indonesia. It is the highest decoration awarded by the Government of The Republic of Indonesia.

The BRI is awarded in 5 classes:
1st Class Bintang Republik Indonesia Adipurna
2nd Class Bintang Republik Indonesia Adipradana
3rd Class Bintang Republik Indonesia Utama
4th Class Bintang Republik Indonesia Pratama
5th Class Bintang Republik Indonesia Nararya

Bintang Mahaputera ("Star of Mahaputera")

The "Star of Mahaputera" (BMP) is awarded to a person who has given extraordinary service to the Motherland in certain areas outside the military. It is the second highest decoration awarded by the Government of The Republic of Indonesia.

The BMP is awarded in 5 classes:
1st Class Bintang Mahaputera Adipurna
2nd Class Bintang Mahaputera Adipradana
3rd Class Bintang Mahaputera Utama
4th Class Bintang Mahaputera Pratama
5th Class Bintang Mahaputera Nararya

Bintang Sakti ("The Sacred Star")

The highest medal bestowed upon combat heroism action, individually or as a unit.

Bintang Dharma ("Military Distinguished Service Star")

Has the same grade with "Bintang Sakti", but bestowed upon the most distinguished service in the military.

Bintang Gerilya ("Guerrilla Star")

Bintang Gerilya

Given to military personnel served in the guerrilla war in the independence war (1945-1949).

Bintang Garuda ("Garuda Star")

Given to the Air Force personnel served in the independence war.

Bintang Sewindu Angkatan Perang ("Armed Forces Eight Years’ Service Star")

Bintang Yudha Dharma ("Defence Meritorious Service Star")

The highest award to foreigners.

Awarded in three classes:[1]
1st Class Bintang Yudha Dharma Utama[2][3] Also translated as "The Grand Meritorious Military Order – 1st Class"[4]
2nd Class Bintang Yudha Dharma Pratama
3rd Class Bintang Yudha Dharma Nararya

The ribbons of the 2nd and 1st Classes are identical, with the addition of (respectively) one and two central narrow red stripes.

Bintang Kartika Eka Paksi ("Army Meritorious Service Star")

Bintang Jalasena ("Navy Meritorious Service Star")

1st Class Bintang Jalasena Utama
2nd Class Bintang Jalasena Pratama
3rd Class Bintang Jalasena Nararya

Bintang Swabhuwana Paksa ("Air Force Meritorious Service Star")

Bintang Bhayangkara ("National Police Meritorious Service Star")

Medals of the Republic of Indonesia

Satyalencana Kesetiaan 8, 16 dan 24 Tahun ("Loyalty Service Medals: 8, 16 and 24 years")

Satyalencana Dwija Sistha ("Military Instructor Service Medals")

Satyalencana Gerakan Operasi Militer I-IX ("Military Operational Service Medals I-IX")

Satyalencana Bhakti ("Wounded Medal")

Satyalencana Peristiwa ("Commemoration Medals")

Satyalencana Teladan ("Good Conduct Medal")

Satyalencana Dharma Nusa ("National Defence Service Medal")

Satyalencana Penegak ("Medal for Combat Against Communist")

Satyalencana Wira Dharma ("Malaysia/Northern Borneo Military Campaign Medal")

Satyalencana Seroja Timur ("Timor Military Campaign Medal")

References

  1. ^ Bintang Yudha Dharma, Sekretariat Negara Republik Indonesia Official Website, www.setneg.go.id
  2. ^ Medal & ribbon, Bintang Yudha Dharma Utama, Copyright picture, Sekretariat Negara Republik Indonesia Official Website, www.setneg.go.id
  3. ^ Certificate, Bintang Yudha Dharma Utama, Copyright picture, Sekretariat Negara Republik Indonesia Official Website, www.setneg.go.id
  4. ^ Chief of Defence Force receives Indonesia's highest military award, AsiaOne, 2 May 2012
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