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The Luwero Triangle Medal

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The Luwero Triangle

The Luwero Triangle Medal holds a significant place in Uganda's history and within the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF). It was instituted to recognize and honor the extraordinary bravery, commitment, and sacrifice of individuals who played a pivotal role in the liberation struggle during the Luwero Triangle insurgency, which occurred from 1981 to 1986.

Recipients of This Medal include UPDF personnel and civilians who actively participated in the struggle for freedom and justice. They demonstrated exceptional courage, resilience, and unwavering commitment to the cause of establishing a democratic and inclusive society.

Beyond recognizing the past, The Luwero Triangle Medal serves as an enduring reminder of the sacrifices made for a brighter future. It underscores the importance of preserving peace, democracy, and human rights, while also inspiring current and future generations to embrace the values of unity, patriotism, and perseverance.

In bestowing this prestigious medal, the UPDF pays homage to the legacy of the liberation struggle and the enduring spirit of those who paved the way for a more democratic and stable Uganda, ensuring that their heroic efforts are never forgotten.

The Luwero Triangle Medal - UPDF
The Luwero Triangle Medal

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