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Airforce Long Service Medal



Official abbreviation: H.T.F.

Instituted March 11th 1953 by King Frederik 9th.

Awarded to personnel in the Danish Airforce for 25 years of service, after their 20th birthday.
After 40 years of service, a Gold Oak-leaf will be added to the ribbon.

Design: Worn in a red ribbon with a wide white centre stripe. The obverse shows the monogram of King Frederik IX.

Other information: The 25 and 40 years medals are the same medal, the device is just added to a ribbon after 40 years. Personel eligible for the Medal of Merit in Silver, will get this instead of the 40 Years LSM.
Official decree (Danish)


25 Years Airforce Long Service Medal obverse. Image courtesy of Forsvaret


40 Years Airforce Long Service Medal obverse. Image courtesy of Forsvaret


Opdateret d. 17.6.2013