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Military Medal
Military Medal of Spain.svg
Front side of the Medalla Militar
Awarded by Spain
Type Medal
Eligibility Military personnel only
Awarded for Distinguished valor
Status Active
Established 1918
First awarded Rif War
Next (higher) Laureate Cross of Saint Ferdinand
(Royal and Military Order of Saint Ferdinand)[1]
Next (lower) Cruz de Guerra
Medalla Militar Individual.PNG

The Military Medal (Spanish language: Medalla Militar ) is a high military award of Spain to recognise battlefield bravery.

The medal was established in 1918 by Alfonso XIII of Spain. Since then it is awarded to members of the Spanish military service independent of rank.

Notable recipients

Spanish Civil War


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