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Parama Weera Vibhushanaya Medal

Sri Lanka Parama Weera Vibhushanaya (පරම වීර වීභූෂණය) is the highest Sri Lanakn military decoration equivalent to United States Medal of Honor, that awarded as a reward for all ranks of the tri services (Regular/Volunteer) individual acts of gallantry and conspicuous bravery of the most exceptional order in the face of the enemy, performed voluntarily whilst on active service, and with no regard to the risks to his own life and security with the objective of safeguarding thereby the lives of his comrades or facilitating the operational aim of his force. Image File history File links Parama_Weera_Vibhushanaya_Bar. ... Image File history File links Parama_Weera_Vibhushanaya_Bar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sri_Lanka. ... The Military of Sri Lanka has taken part in many wars throughout its history including the Boer Wars and both World Wars (under the command of the British at the time). ... This article is about the U.S. military award. ... The Military of Sri Lanka has taken part in many wars throughout its history including the Boer Wars and both World Wars (under the command of the British at the time). ...

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How medal awarded

Field Commanders reports acts of individual and conspicuous acts of bravery to Service Commanders who forward reports and recommendations to a Tri-Services Board. Their report is sent to the President who makes the awards. Recipient of the decoration will be entitled to use the symbol PWV after his/her name. The following is a list of Sri Lankan presidents. ...


Most famous medal holders

Corporal Gamini Kularatne Corporal Gamini Kularatne(ගාමිණී කුලරත්න), called the Hasalaka Hero(හසළක වීරයා, හසළක ගාමිණී), (September 4, 1966 - July 13, 1991) was a Sri Lankan soldier. ... Captain Saliya Upul Aladeniya Captain Saliya Upul Aladeniya (කපිතාන් සාලිය උපුල් අලදෙනිය) (WV, WWV) (1964 - June 11, 1990) was a Sri Lankan soldier who refused to abandon the injured of his platoon and, fought until the Kokavil army camp was overrun by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam attackers. ...

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Sri Lankan military awards and decorations


 
 

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