Governor General bestows Order of Military Merit Honours

Governor General Julie Payette and the recipients of the Order of Military Merit at Rideau Hall
Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada Julie Payette, presided over an Order of Military Merit investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall on November 10. The Governor General bestowed the honour on two commanders, seven officers and 36 non-commissioned members. Photo: Sergeant Johanie Maheu, Rideau Hall

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Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada Julie Payette, presided over an Order of Military Merit investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall on November 10. The Governor General bestowed the honour on two commanders, seven officers and 36 non-commissioned members.

Created in 1972, the Order of Military Merit recognizes meritorious service and devotion to duty by members of the Canadian Armed Forces. The Order honours them for their commitment to Canada, according to the following three levels of membership: Commander (C.M.M.), Officer (O.M.M.) and Member (M.M.M.).

The level of C.M.M. recognizes outstanding meritorious service and demonstrated leadership in duties of great responsibility. The level of O.M.M. recognizes outstanding meritorious service in duties of responsibility. The level of M.M.M. recognizes exceptional service or performance of duty.

Click here to view a list of this year’s recipients.

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