Medal for Conspicuous Gallantry

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The Medal for Conspicuous Gallantry (MCG), the Imperium's second highest valor award, is given for outstanding acts of bravery on the battlefield.

The medal is a metal hexagon suspended from a red cloth ribbon. On the obverse (front) is an engraved depiction of Diirdi Khirashkur, a legendary Vilani folk hero who defeated an army through skill and trickery. On the edge are the words: "For Gallantry". On the reverse is inscribed the name of the recipient.

It comes in three classes.

Third Class is given for the first through fifth receipts.
Second Class is given for the sixth through tenth receipts.
First Class is given for eleventh and additional receipts.

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