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60th Anniversary of the Karakala Border Guard Unit, commemorative badge, circa 1980s.

Aluminum, paint, lacquer; pendant is 48.8 mm tall (incl. eyelet), 38.5 mm wide. Maker mark to the reverse of the suspension device. Traditional design repeating the outline of the Excellent Border Guard badge.The reverse shows raised maker mark. Excellent condition.

Based in Karakala, Turkmenistan, the 67th Karakalinskiy Border Guard Unit (aka Military Unit #2047) became the source of highly trained cadres for the Karakala Mobile Storm Battalion. Many of its servicemen saw heavy action during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan and were reportedly involved in co

Aluminum, paint, lacquer; pendant is 48.8 mm tall (incl. eyelet), 38.5 mm wide. Maker mark to the reverse of the suspension device. Traditional design repeating the outline of the Excellent Border Guard badge.The reverse shows raised maker mark. Excellent condition.

Based in Karakala, Turkmenistan, the 67th Karakalinskiy Border Guard Unit (aka Military Unit #2047) became the source of highly trained cadres for the Karakala Mobile Storm Battalion. Many of its servicemen saw heavy action during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan and were reportedly involved in covering the retreating Soviet columns during the withdrawal in 1989.
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