Order of Trujillo, Military Division, I Class Grand Cross
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The Order of Trujillo (Orden Heráldica de Trujillo) was established on June 13, 1938, in honour of then-President Rafael Trujillo. It was conferred upon civilians and military personnel for loyal service to the nation and extraordinary accomplishments related to Trujillo's cause in the country.
The Order was awarded with seven grades; Collar, I Class Grand Cross (with gilded breast star), II Class Grand Cross (with silvered breast star), Grand Officer, Commander, Officer, and Knight. The Order was rescinded on December 6, 1961, right after Trujillo's assassination.
In MedalBook, the Order is classified into types; Type I includes the Civil Division awards, while Type II includes the Military Division awards.
For Military Division, the I Class Grand Cross was awarded to Chief-in-General, II Class Grand Cross was awarded to Generals, Grand Officer was awarded to Officer, Commander was awarded to Sargent and cadets, Officer was awarded to colonel, and Knight was awarded to enlisted men.
These awards had additional crossed swords on the surmounted laurel wreath.
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