Israeli military decorated with foreign decorations
Col. Avner Balkany,military attache of Israel in Brazil decorated with a Bronze Medal of Recognition

25/5/2009
 
Colonel. Avner Balkany,military attache of Israel in Brazil was awarded a decoration call "Medalha de Reconhecimento Grau Bronze" or Bronze Medal of Recognition, for his actions in the Second Lebanon War in 2006, in which he as a helicopter pilot evacuated a wounded soldier under heavy fire. For this act he was awarded the Israeli Medal of Distinguished Service.
 
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Source:http://www.firs.org.br/mural/adido-militar-de-israel-e-condecorado-por-heroismo-pela-brigada-militar.aspx
 

 The medal

 
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