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Order of the Military Cross

Commander's Cross (obverse & reverse)

Awarded by Republic of Poland
Type Three classes
Eligibility Military and civilian
Awarded for Distinguished service in the field of counter-terrorism or military action during times of peace
Status Currently awarded
Established October 18, 2006
Next (higher) Order of Polonia Restituta
Next (lower) Order of the Cross of Independence
Related Wound Decoration

The Order of the Military Cross (Polish: Order Krzyża Wojskowego) is a Polish order established on October 18, 2006. It is awarded for "distinguished service, sacrifice, and courage in actions against terrorism in the country or during foreign deployments of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland in times of peace."


The Order has three classes:

  1. [2] Grand Cross (Krzyż Wielki)
  2. [3] Commander's Cross (Krzyż Komandorski)
  3. [4] Knight's Cross (Krzyż Kawalerski)

Notable recipientsEdit