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Cross of Valor (CV)



Entry Last Edited: 03/03/2023 | Content ©www.MilitaryRibbons.Info

Ribbon Image:
Color image of the Cross of Valor military award ribbon
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Year Authorized:
1972


General Description:
Ribbon is of solely light crimson in color, the color running from edge-to-edge. Established on May 1st, 1972 and first awarded that July (20th).


Award Criteria (as detailed by various official sources):
Awarded for "...acts of the most conspicuous courage in circumstances of extreme peril." The Cross of Valour is the second highest award offered by Canada.


User Tags Detailing this Ribbon:
crimson    light    red    canada    canarmy

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