Medal of Naval Aviation Merit
The Condecoración al Mérito Aeronáutico Naval is the equivalent to the Medal of Naval Merit, given for exceptionally meritorious acts that benefit Mexican Naval Aviation.
Description: Consists of a gilt or silver 5-pointed star with a red central medallion bearing a silver anchor with a gilt propeller along its shaft. The band surrounding center reads, Mérito Aeronáutico. Suspended by a small gilt or silver replica of the Mexican eagle from an olive green ribbon with white stripes according to class.
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