Army Cross (Ameristralia)

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Army Cross
Army Cross Medal
Awarded by Ameristralia
Minister of Defence
TypeMilitary decoration
Established28 August 2021
CountryAmeristralia
EligibilitySovereign Ameristralian Defence Forces member
Awarded forextraordinary heroism in combat
StatusCurrently constituted
Sovereign PrinceDavid
Chief MinisterKyson Brooke
Minister of DefenceVacant
Post-nominalsAC
Precedence
Next (higher)Conspicuous Bravery Medal
Next (lower)Distinguished Service Medal
EquivalentNavy Cross

Ribbon

The Army Cross is a prestigious military decoration awarded to individuals who have displayed exceptional heroism in combat situations. This esteemed honour is bestowed upon those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty, demonstrating extraordinary courage in the face of danger.

Recipients of the Army Cross have distinguished themselves through acts of conspicuous bravery while engaged in conflicts against enemies of Ameristralia. Their unwavering courage and selflessness in the heat of battle exemplify the highest ideals of military service and sacrifice.

In addition to displaying exceptional valour during conflicts, recipients of the Army Cross may also be recognized for demonstrating extraordinary acts of bravery during military operations involving opposing foreign forces. Their courage and determination in the face of adversity contribute to the success of these operations and serve as a testament to their unwavering commitment to their comrades and their nation.

What sets the Army Cross apart is that it acknowledges acts of bravery that surpass the criteria required for the standard Conspicuous Bravery Medal. Recipients of this distinguished award have demonstrated exceptional valour, going above and beyond what is typically expected in dangerous and challenging circumstances.

The Army Cross holds deep significance within the military community and serves as a symbol of honour, courage, and sacrifice. It represents the highest recognition of bravery and valour, inspiring others to emulate the exceptional actions and unwavering dedication displayed by its recipients.

The Army Cross serves as a testament to the indomitable spirit and extraordinary heroism exhibited by those who have earned this esteemed honour. It serves as a constant reminder of the sacrifices made by brave men and women in the defence of Ameristralia, and their unwavering commitment to protecting freedom, justice, and security.

General

The Army Cross is a prestigious military decoration bestowed upon individuals who have demonstrated exceptional bravery and valour in various situations. This esteemed honour recognizes those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty, displaying extraordinary courage in the face of danger.

Recipients of the Army Cross have distinguished themselves through acts of conspicuous bravery while engaged in conflicts against enemies of Ameristralia. Their unwavering courage and selflessness in the heat of battle embody the highest ideals of military service and sacrifice.

Furthermore, recipients may also be recognized for demonstrating extraordinary acts of bravery during military operations involving opposing foreign forces. Their courage and determination in challenging circumstances contribute to the success of these operations and serve as a testament to their unwavering commitment to their comrades and their nation.

What sets the Army Cross apart is its recognition of acts of bravery. Recipients of this distinguished award have demonstrated exceptional valour, exceeding expectations in dangerous and challenging circumstances.

The Army Cross holds deep significance within the military community, symbolizing honour, courage, and sacrifice. It represents the highest recognition of bravery and valour, inspiring others to emulate the exceptional actions and unwavering dedication displayed by its recipients.

The Army Cross serves as a testament to the indomitable spirit and extraordinary heroism exhibited by those who have earned this esteemed honour. It stands as a constant reminder of the sacrifices made by brave men and women in defence of Ameristralia and their unwavering commitment to protecting freedom, justice, and security.

History

The Army Cross is a prestigious military distinction introduced on 28 August 2021, by the then Sovereign Lord Mayor of Ameristralia This distinguished honour was proposed to the esteemed Municipal Assembly, who enthusiastically embraced the idea and officially approved the Army Cross as one of the highest military awards in Ameristralia.

Originally, the Army Cross featured the Ameristralian Coat of Arms, which remained in use from September 2021 to April 2022. However, as part of a comprehensive overhaul of Ameristralia's orders, decorations, and awards, significant design changes were implemented. In April 2022, a new design was unveiled, departing from the former Coat of Arms and adopting a fresh and unified visual identity across all decorations within Ameristralia's esteemed recognition system.

The Army Cross was traditionally presented with a silver clasp attached to a distinguished ribbon. However, with the introduction of the new design, the medal underwent a remarkable transformation, both in its appearance and presentation.

This comprehensive revamp of Ameristralia's orders, decorations, and awards underscores the nation's unwavering commitment to honouring and celebrating the exceptional acts of bravery and valour demonstrated by its esteemed military personnel. The Army Cross serves as a symbol of utmost respect, admiration, and gratitude for those who have exhibited extraordinary courage and selflessness in the face of danger. It stands as a timeless testament to the indomitable spirit and unwavering dedication of Ameristralian combatants.

Recipients

There are currently no recipients of the decoration.

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