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Albanian Armed Forces

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Ceremonial flags of the Albanian Armed Forces

The ceremonial flags of the Albanian Armed Forces are presented on an Album (PDF version) published in 2011.

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Ceremonial flag of the Land Force - Image by Jose Antonio Jimenez Ruiz, 22 August 2018

The ceremonial flag of the Land Force is the national flag with the double-headed eagle superimposed with a green shield with two crossed rifles. The size of the flag is 107 cm x 150 cm; it is surrounded by a golden decorative cord (or fringe?).

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Ceremonial flag of the Air Force - Image by Jose Antonio Jimenez Ruiz, 22 August 2018

The ceremonial flag of the Air Force is the national flag with the double-headed eagle superimposed with a blue shield with two wings. The size of the flag is 107 cm x 150 cm; it is surrounded by a golden decorative cord (or fringe?).

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Ceremonial flag of the Naval Force - Image by Jose Antonio Jimenez Ruiz, 22 August 2018

The ceremonial flag of the Naval Force is the national flag with the double-headed eagle superimposed with a blue shield with a golden anchor. The size of the flag is 107 cm x 150 cm; it is surrounded by a golden decorative cord (or fringe?).

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Ceremonial flag of the Training and Doctrine Command - Image by Jose Antonio Jimenez Ruiz, 23 August 2018

The ceremonial flag of the Training and Doctrine Command is the national flag with the double-headed eagle superimposed with an olive shield with the Command's emblem. The size of the flag is 107 cm x 150 cm; it is surrounded by a golden decorative cord (or fringe?).

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Ceremonial flag of the Logistic Brigade - Support Command - Image by Jose Antonio Jimenez Ruiz, 23 August 2018

The ceremonial flag of the Logistic Brigade - Support Command is the national flag with the double-headed eagle superimposed with an olive shield with the Command's emblem. The size of the flag is 107 cm x 150 cm; it is surrounded by a golden decorative cord (or fringe?).

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Ceremonial flag of the Regional Support Brigades - Image by Jose Antonio Jimenez Ruiz, 23 August 2018

The ceremonial flag of the Regional Support Brigades is the national flag with the double-headed eagle superimposed with an olive shield with the Brigades' emblem. The size of the flag is 107 cm x 150 cm; it is surrounded by a golden decorative cord (or fringe?).

Jose Antonio Jimenez Ruiz, 23 August 2018


General Staff of the Armed Forces

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Coat of arms of the General Staff of the Armed Forces - Image by Jose Antonio Jimenez Ruiz, 23 August 2018

The coat of arms of the General Staff of the Armed Forces is presented on an Album (PDF version) published in 2011.
The shield, light blue, green and dark blue with the symbols of the three main forces: Air Forces (wings), Land Forces (two crossed rifles) and Naval Forces (anchor), symbolizing the strength of the unit. The shield is surrounded by golden edging. The size is 6 cm x 7.6 cm.
A photo show the Chief of Staff in a military parade and the Albanian flag with the General Staff's shield.

Jose Antonio Jimenez Ruiz, 23 August 2018


Albanian Armed Forces branches' former flags

The flags of the former five branches of the Albanian Armed Forces were shown on the website of the Albanian Ministry of Defence:

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Flag of the Land Forces - Image by Eugene Ipavec, 2 March 2009

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Flag of the Logistic Support Command - Image by Eugene Ipavec, 2 March 2009

Valentin Poposki, 20 January 2006

At the Ministry of Defense HQ, the three branch flags are flown immediately behind the national and Ministry of Defense Flags, while on an actual base the national flag flies in the center, the Albanian Armed Forces flag is to the left of this when you face it, and the service branch flag is to the right.

Ron Lahav, quoting a freelance civilian contractor with the Albanian Armed Forces, 2 July 2008