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The Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal

Posted in 1945 + Medals with tags , on May 16, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_Canada Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (French: Médaille canadienne du maintien de la paix) is a campaign medal created in 1988 to recognize the contributions of all Canadian Peacekeepers towards the ultimate goal of peace, after the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations was awarded that year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Go Canada!

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UNMIT East Timor Mission Medal

Posted in 1945 + Medals with tags , , on May 16, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_United_NationsThe United Nations Integrated Mission in East Timor (UNMIT) was established on August 25, 2006 by UN Security Council Resolution 1704.  Its objectives are “to support the Government in consolidating stability, enhancing a culture of democratic governance, and facilitating political dialogue among Timorese stakeholders, in their efforts to bring about a process of national reconciliation and to foster social cohesion”. In its most recent resolution on UNMIT, the Council extended its mandate until February 26, 2012. UNMIT and ISF troops will leave the country at the end of 2012.

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United Nations Cap Badge

Posted in For Sale with tags on May 9, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_United_NationsThis is the United Nations current issue cap badge worn on the blue beret.

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