Order of National Security Merit (Korea)

The Order of National Security Merit (Hanja: 보국훈장) is one of the Republic of Korea's (South Korea) Orders of Merit. It is conferred on individuals who have rendered distinguished service to national security, and is primarily a military award.

The order is divided into five classes:

1 Tong-il Medal 통일장 picture
2 Gukseon Medal 국선장 picture
3 Cheon-Su Medal 천수장 picture
4 Sam-il Medal 삼일장 picture
5 Gwangbok Medal 광복장 picture

External links

Pictures of the medals and ribbons (copyrights uncertain):

  • MOPAS Order of National Security Merit page (Ministry of Public Administration and Security)
  • A different view
  • Republic of Korea's Orders of Merit
  • Another view

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