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Order of the Red Banner
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Type single-grade order
Eligibility Afghan and foreign citizens, military units and formations, military schools, and institutions
Status No longer awarded
Established 1980
Related Order of the Red Banner (Soviet)
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Ribbon of the award

The Order of the Red Banner (Pashto language: د سره بینر امر) was a military decoration of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan. The medal had been awarded to Afghan citizens as well as foreigners and institutions for services to the state.[1]


The order was established on December 24, 1980. The grounds for the award were: feats performed in a combat situation and with a clear danger to life, outstanding combat leadership, excellent combat actions of military units and military formations, concrete successes in economic and cultural development. It was last awarded in 1992.[2] Many soldiers who served in the Soviet–Afghan War were awarded the order.[3]



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