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Yaşar GÜLER

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General Yaşar GÜLER was born in Ardahan in 1954. He graduated from the Army Academy with the rank of Second Lieutenant in 1974 and from Signal Corps School in 1975.

Having served as the Signaling Platoon and Company Commander at various units between the years of 1975 and 1984, General GÜLER graduated from the Army War College in 1986 and from the Armed Forces College in 1988.

As staff officer, he served as the Chief of Operations at the Internal Regional Command between 1986 and 1988, as the Planning Officer at the Evaluation and Inspection Division of the Army between 1988 and 1991, as the Chief of the Operations and Training Branch at the 12th Infantry Division between 1991 and 1992, as the Internal Security Battalion Commander between 1992 and 1994 in Silopi, as the Turkish Deputy Brigade Commander in Bosnia-Herzegovina between 1994 and 1995,...

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MEDALS

AWARDING CONDITIONS FOR MEDALS AND LEGIONS AND ELIGIBILITY

NAME OF THE MEDAL / ORDER AWARDING CONDITIONS ELIGIBILITY
TURKISH ARMED FORCES MEDAL OF HONOUR

IN WARTIME, individuals who have enabled or facilitated the victory in war through conspicuous command and control, yet their achievements do not merit award of the National Medal of War.

IN PEACETIME, It is awarded to those individuals who have successfully served as the Chief of Service for one year in peacetime.

It is awarded to military and civil persons of Turkish or foreign origin.
TURKISH ARMED FORCES SERVICE COMMENDATION MEDAL It is awarded to those service members who were injured due to service-connected reasons while successfully performing their duty in wartime and peacetime, and therefore, have become a source of pride for the Turkish Armed Forces. It is awarded to Turkish and foreign military personnel.
TURKISH ARMED FORCES COURAGE AND SELF-SACRIFICE MEDAL It is awarded to those individuals who performed their duties assigned to them assigned by risking their lives and with an outstanding courage and self-sacrifice. It is awarded to military and civil persons of Turkish or foreign origin and to the unit flags for their extraordinary heroism.
TURKISH ARMED FORCES DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL

It is awarded to those individuals in recognition of their outstanding service in military, administrative, scientific and other fields for strengthening and improvement of the Turkish Armed Forces and;

who have invented necessary materials such as devices and tools or achieved great success in the development of these materials as well as;

those military persons who have achieved great success in the efforts of the Turkish Armed Forces in all fields at home and abroad in comparison to their equivalents, enhanced the prestige of the unit, served national interests exceptionally and performed their duties with self-sacrifice and gallantry when compared to their equivalents.

Lieutenant Generals or Vice Admirals who have been promoted to the rank of General or Admiral.

Persons who have achieved exceptional success for strengthening and improvement of the Turkish Armed Forces.

It is awarded to Turkish or foreign military and civil personnel.
TURKISH ARMED FORCES ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL

IN WARTIME, It is awarded to the persons who have attained outstanding achievement during the performance of important duties.

IN PEACETIME, It is awarded to the persons who have performed their duties better than expected from them during their service period.

It is awarded to Turkish military and civil persons as well as successful unit flags.
TURKISH ARMED FORCES LEGION OF MERIT Given to the persons displaying great efficiency in achieving the given duties or proving success in various duties as well as those making contributions to friendly relations between the Turkish Armed Forces and the concerning Armed Forces and close relations between the nations. Given to the foreign military and civilian personnel.
TURKISH ARMED FORCES LEGION OF HONOUR Given to the persons who provided great services for the success and improvement of the Turkish Armed Forces. Given to the foreign military and civilian personnel.
TURKISH ARMED FORCES LEGION OF COMMENDATION Given to the persons who lost their lives while serving and performing duties for the Turkish Armed Forces. Given to the legal heirs of foreign military personnel.
TURKISH ARMED FORCES ORDER OF MERIT Given to the persons showing great competence in achieving important duties for the Turkish Armed Forces as well as those making contributions to friendly relations between the Turkish Armed Forces and the concerning Armed Forces and close relations between the nations. Given to the foreign military and civilian personnel.

TURKISH ARMED FORCES MEDAL OF HONOUR

Madalya Madalya Madalya
MEDAL BADGE MINIATURE
Technical Specifications
Medal: Composed of eight pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with 0.2-micron gold, enamelled
Total Weight: 54 grams
Badge: Composed of three pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with 0.2-micron gold, enamelled
Total Weight: 14 grams

TURKISH ARMED FORCES SERVICE COMMENDATION MEDAL

Madalya Madalya Madalya
MEDAL BADGE MINIATURE
Technical Specifications
Medal: Composed of four pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with 5-micron silver, oxidized
Total Weight: 35 grams
Badge: Composed of three pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with 5-micron silver, oxidized
Total Weight: 15 grams

TURKISH ARMED FORCES COURAGE AND SELF-SACRIFICE MEDAL

Madalya Madalya Madalya
MEDAL BADGE MINIATURE
Technical Specifications
Medal: Composed of three pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with 5-micron silver and 0.2-micron gold
Total Weight: 59 grams
Badge: Composed of three pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with 5-micron silver and 0.2-micron gold
Total Weight: 15 grams

TURKISH ARMED FORCES DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL

Madalya Madalya Madalya
MEDAL BADGE MINIATURE
Technical Specifications
Medal: Composed of eight pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with 5-micron silver, enamelled
Total Weight: 54 grams
Badge: Composed of three pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with 5-micron silver, enamelled
Total Weight: 14 grams

TURKISH ARMED FORCES ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL

Madalya Madalya Madalya
MEDAL BADGE MINIATURE
Technical Specifications
Medal: Composed of three pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with 5-micron silver
Total Weight: 59 grams
Badge: Composed of three pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with 5-micron silver
Total Weight: 15 grams

TURKISH ARMED FORCES LEGION OF MERIT

Madalya Madalya Madalya
MEDAL BADGE MINIATURE
Technical Specifications
Medal: Composed of three pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with 5-micron silver, oxidized
Total Weight: 60 grams
Badge: Composed of three pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with 5-micron silver, oxidized
Total Weight: 15 grams

TURKISH ARMED FORCES LEGION OF HONOUR

Madalya Madalya
LEGION MINIATURE
Technical Specifications
Medal: Composed of five pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with 0.2-micron gold, enamelled
Total Weight: 100 grams

TURKISH ARMED FORCES LEGION OF COMMENDATION

Madalya Madalya
LEGION MINIATURE
Technical Specifications
Medal: Composed of four pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with gold and silver, enamelled, with an oxidized silver coat
Total Weight: 100 grams

TURKISH ARMED FORCES ORDER OF MERIT

Madalya Madalya
LEGION MINIATURE
Technical Specifications
Medal: Composed of four pieces
Metal: Bronze
Minting Specification: Coated with gold and silver, enamelled, with an oxidized silver coat
Total Weight: 100 grams