Honours and recognition publications

Annual and commemorative publications about Canadian military honours, medals and awards.

General

These publications, produced by the Directorate of Honours and Recognition DH&R, have general information about honours and awards available to members of the Canadian Forces and those who work with them.

Sequence for Wearing Orders, Decorations and Medals (Medals Poster) [PDF, 5 MB]

Canadian Honours and Awards Bestowed Upon Members of the Canadian Forces (Overview Guide) [PDF, 15 MB]

Annual reviews

These annual reviews celebrate outstanding achievements of members of Her Majesty's Canadian Forces and those working with them who have been publicly recognized with an honour or award in that calendar year. For more information or to request a paper copy of the annual report, please contact us:

Honours & Recognition for the Men and Women of the Canadian Forces 2007 [PDF, 12 MB]

Honours & Recognition for the Men and Women of the Canadian Forces 2008 [PDF, 12 MB]

Honours & Recognition for the Men and Women of the Canadian Forces 2009 [PDF, 14 MB]

Honours & Recognition for the Men and Women of the Canadian Forces 2010 [PDF, 11 MB]

Honours & Recognition for the Men and Women of the Canadian Forces 2011 [PDF, 7 MB]

Honours & Recognition for the Men and Women of the Canadian Forces 2012 [PDF, 9 MB]

Honours & Recognition for the Men and Women of the Canadian Forces 2013 [PDF, 9 MB]

Honours & Recognition for the Men and Women of the Canadian Forces 2014 [PDF, 7 MB]

Honours & Recognition for the Men and Women of the Canadian Forces 2015 [PDF, 7 MB]

Honours & Recognition for the Men and Women of the Canadian Forces 2016 [PDF, 5 MB]

Honours & Recognition for the Men and Women of the Canadian Forces 2017 [PDF, 11 MB]

Honours & Recognition for the Men and Women of the Canadian Forces 2018 [PDF, 6 MB]

Honours history

These publications commemorate a special anniversary. They increase awareness and understanding of Canadian honours and departmental awards available to our military personnel and those who work with them. They also highlight the tremendous accomplishments of those who earned recognition from Crown and country.

The Order of Military Merit 1972-2012 - Part 1 - Chapters 1 and 2 [PDF, 9 MB]

The Order of Military Merit 1972-2012 - Part 2 - Chapters 3 and 4 [PDF, 11 MB]

The Order of Military Merit 1972-2012 - Part 3 - Appendices and Register [PDF, 14 MB]

The Order of Military Merit 1972-2017 - Part 1 - Intro, Statistics and Insignia [PDF, 3 MB]

The Order of Military Merit 1972-2017 - Part 2 - Register [PDF, 1 MB]

The Military Valour Decorations 1993-2018 [PDF, 8 MB]

The Meritorious Service Cross 1984-2014 [PDF, 7 MB]

The Meritorious Service Medal 1991-2016 [PDF, 5 MB]

The Canadian Forces' Decoration 1949-2009 [PDF, 4 MB]

The Mention in Dispatches 1991-2016 [PDF, 10 MB]

Commonwealth & Foreign Honours 1967-2017 [PDF, 12 MB]

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Pro Valore, Canada's Victoria Cross

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