The Soviet Military Awards Page Forum  
  • Serial Numbers Database 2.0
Enter Here

vBClassified Featured Listings
Order of Maternal Glory, 2nd Class
First Air Army Veteran Badge
Officer ID
383 Rifle Division Veteran Badge
Fighting for Ukraine Veteran Badge

Go Back   The Soviet Military Awards Page Forum > Soviet Awards Forums > Post-Soviet States > Republic Of Armenia > Armenian Organisational Awards

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-28-2013, 06:48 AM   #1
CtahhR
Forum Administrator
 
CtahhR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Deep In The Archives.
Age: 14
Posts: 11,943
"Vahan Barrier Combat Operations Participant" Commemorative Medal.

Here is the "Vahan Barrier Combat Operations Participant" Medal («Վահանի Ուղեկալի Մարտական Գործողությունների Մասնակից» Հուշամեդալով). The Medal was instituted in the 2009 to recognise the 15th anniversary of the revolutionary victory in the Vahan area of Armenia which is the main border "gate" with Azerbaijan. The frozen conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic is still ongoing.
The only mention of this award online (in any language) is in the form of an obituary in the official Armenian Army Newspaper (Hayzinvor) for Gregory Kirkoyani, who was killed by a sniper's bullet in late 1994. «ԹԵ ՉԼԻՆԵՐ ՔՅՈՌ ԳՅՈՒԼԼԵՆ»… � HayZinvor.


Here is #194. The Medal is extremely thick and worn on the older Armenian suspension. The obverse reads "Վահանի ուղեկալի մարտական գործողությունների մասնակից" (Vahan Barrier Combat Operations Participant) and reverse "ՀՀ Հյուսիս-Արեվելյան Դարպասներ" (Republic Of Armenia North-East Gate - The term used for the Vahan area).
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 100_9823.jpg (93.3 KB, 0 views)
File Type: jpg 100_9825.jpg (85.6 KB, 0 views)
__________________
"Signed with his own rubber stamp"
CtahhR is online now   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are Off
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Medal "Commemorative Cross Participant In Combat Actions (1991-1992)". CtahhR Moldovan Medals 3 09-19-2016 10:01 AM
Medal "Participant Of Peacekeeping Operations In Pridnestrovie". Greg Collins Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic State Medals 2 01-05-2013 03:20 PM
Medal "Participant In Emergency Humanitarian Operations". CtahhR EMERCOM 1 08-15-2012 08:14 AM
Chest Badge "Participant In Combat Operations". CtahhR Ministry Of Internal Affairs Of The Russian Federation 0 06-14-2012 07:24 PM
Medal "Participant In Military Operations". Tal Inbar Federal Border Guard Service Of Russia 2 06-05-2002 06:27 AM

Genuine KGB Hidden Film Camera In Briefcase USSR Spy Camera Case
$80000.0
Genuine KGB Hidden Film Camera In Briefcase USSR Spy Camera Case picture⭐⭐The radio of the air force of the USSR Air Force⭐⭐
$36494.43
⭐⭐The radio of the air force of the USSR Air Force⭐⭐ pictureRRR DUBLICATE GLORY ORDER SET USSR SOVIET RUSSIAN ARMY WW2 WAR AWARDS GROUP
$31000.0
RRR DUBLICATE GLORY ORDER SET USSR SOVIET RUSSIAN ARMY WW2 WAR AWARDS GROUP pictureSoviet Russian USSR Order Badge of Honor #1027 with Document
$24999.99
Soviet Russian USSR Order Badge of Honor #1027 with Document pictureVERY RARE SOVIET RUSSIA RUSSIAN ALEXANDER SUVOROV ORDER 3 CLASS SCREW BACK BADGE
$24599.99
VERY RARE SOVIET RUSSIA RUSSIAN ALEXANDER SUVOROV ORDER 3 CLASS SCREW BACK BADGE picture



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:16 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Copyright ©2011 Arthur G. Bates III