What Is Bintang Jalasena Pratama: Here's The Explanation And Class Levels

YOGYAKARTA - The President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, once awarded the Bintang Jalasena Medal to 53 crew members of the KRI Nanggala submarine who died in the line of duty. So, what is Bintang Jalasena Medal? The following is the explanation.

Understanding the Bintang Jalasena

Before discussing further regarding Bintang Jalasena Pratama medal, it would be a good idea for us to discuss Bintang Jalasena medal as a whole. The reason is, the Bintang Jalasena is a sign of honor given by the Indonesian government. The aim is to honor soldiers for their extraordinary services for the development and progress of the Indonesian Navy. Historically, this award was inaugurated in 1968. The reason is, this medal star is exactly one level below the Yudha Dharma Star.

The Bintang Jalasena Award is awarded to those who have provided extraordinary wisdom, ability and service, exceeding their obligations for the development of the Indonesian Navy. Not only soldiers, this award can be given to civilians who have these requirements.

Bintang Jalasena Utama

Bintang Jalasena Utama is the first class of Bintang Jalasena. The honorary characteristics of this class are equivalent to Bintang Kartika Eka Paksi Utama, Bintang Swa Bhuwana Paksa Utama, and Bintang Bhayangkara Utama. In this class, the badges of honor consist of necklaces, patras and miniatures. As the giver of the honor, the President of Indonesia will directly receive the Bintang Jalasena Utama.

The Bintang Jalasena Utama is an 8-pointed star which is entirely gold. Of the eight corners, there are 4 corners that have rounded ends. Between the corners there is a decoration in the form of 3 teeth. In the top center of the star there are 17 circular chains and Garuda Pancasila below it.

Right in the middle is the Navy emblem flanked by 45 grains of rice and 17 pieces of cotton. In the bottom center of the star there is a circular inscription "Jalesveva Jaya Mahe". This star is attached to the necklace ribbon and the miniature with a gold-patterned clasp in the form of 5 jasmine flowers with 2 leaves on each flower. The necklace ribbons and miniatures for this class have a basic navy blue pattern with 6 red stripes and 5 white stripes alternating in the middle.

What Is Bintang Jalasena Pratama

The Bintang Jalasena Pratama Award is the second class of the Bintang Jalasena Utama. This medal of honor is at the same level as Bintang Kartika Eka Paksi Pratama, Bintang Bhayangkara Pratama and Bintang Swa Bhuwana Paksa Pratama. Generally, at this level the honor is in the form of a badge and a miniature.

The Bintang Jalasena Pratama itself has a shape similar to the Bintang Jalasena Utama, however, the star's rays are in silver color. The miniature and badge ribbon for this class is a navy blue base color, accompanied by five red stripes and four white stripes arranged alternately right in the middle.

Bintang Jalasena Nararya

Bintang Jalasena Nararya is the last of the Bintang Jalasena. The honorary characteristics of this class are equivalent to Bintang Kartika Eka Paksi Nararya, Bintang Swa Bhuwana Paksa Nararya, and Bintang Bhayangkara Nararya. Just like Bintang Jalasena Pratama, this class only consists of badges and miniatures.

The Bintang Jalasena Nararya has the same shape as the Bintang Jalasena Pratama but all its parts are silver. The badge ribbon and class miniature are in the form of a navy blue background with 4 red stripes and 3 white stripes alternating in the middle.

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