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Canadian Forces Decoration

The Canadian Forces Decoration, created in 1949, recognizes completion of 12 years of good service in the Canadian Forces. The Governor General is Commander-in-Chief of the Canadian Forces and as such, is awarded the Decoration upon taking office.

Wearing: As prescribed in the protocol for Wearing of Orders, Decorations and Medals (http://www.gg.ca/honours/pdf/wearing_e.pdf)

Décoration des Forces canadiennes

Related Information

For more information, please see the Department of National Defence Web site for Canadian Forces Honours and Awards:

Updated: 2018-03-26
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