- Israeli military decorations
Its decorations consist of the Medal of Valor (the highest decoration in the IDF), the Medal of Courage, and the Medal of Distinguished Service. It also includes the Citations (Tzalash), which are awarded in four classes.
Three soldiers share the title of being the most decorated soldier of the IDF: Major Nechemya Cohen (1943-1967), General Ehud Barak (formerly Chief of Staff, later Defense Minister and Prime Minister, born 1942), and Major Amitai Hason. All have five decorations: one Medal of Distinguished Service and four Chief Of Staff Citations.
Medal of Valor
The highest decoration
Medal of Courage Medal of Distinguished Service
Chief Of Staff (Ramatkal) Citation Head of Regional Command (Aluf) Citation Divisional Commander Citation Brigade Commander Citation
Campaign ribbons awarded for service during war. Citation is worn on the campaign ribbon in times of war .
War of Independence Sinai War Six Day War War of Attrition Yom Kippur War First Lebanon War Second Lebanon War
Service ribbons awarded for activity in the struggle for the establishment of Israel.
Hashomer Ribbon Nili Ribbon Jewish Legion Ribbon Haganah Ribbon Etzel Ribbon Lehi Ribbon Mishmar Ribbon Fighters against Nazis Ribbon
Chief of Staff Medal of Appreciation Hero of Israel
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