Size box: 12x6cm./4.7×2.3inch.
Size medal: 3.5cm./1.3inch.
This was a medal for 15 years of service in the Combat Group Of The Working Class. There were 4 different medals for this purpose;
Bronze: 5 years of service (one stripe ribbon)
Silver: 10 years of service (two stripe ribbon)
Gold: 15 years of service (three stripe ribbon)
Gold: 20 years of service (gold dot ribbon)
The Combat Group Of The Working Class was a paramilitairy organization from 1953-1989 known as KDA (kampfgruppen Der Arbeiterklasse), to be deployed locally to fight civil unrest or invasion. In it’s peak it contained 211.000 people in 1980.