Forsvarets Medalje for International Tjeneste, Libyen
The Defence Medal for International Service, Libya


Official abbreviation: Unknown

Instituted ? by Queen Margrethe 2nd

Awarded to members of the Danish Defense who have been deployed on the NATO Mission in Libya for a minimum of 30 days on either NATO Operation Odessey Dawn or Operation Unified Protector.

Design: Worn in a red ribbon with a white centre stripe and two narrow white lines at the left edge. Obverse contains the 3 danish lions. The reverse have a laurel wreath and inscription of place and date (Example: Libyen 2012)

Other information: The second mission is denoted by an oak leaf device, the third by a gold leaf device, fourth mission by a silver and a gold oak leaf device and fifth mission by two gold oak leaf devices.
The medal is given as a supplement to the official NATO medal.
Official decree (Danish)


Medal for International Service, Libya. Image courtesy of Forsvaret


Opdateret d. 17.6.2013