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Starfleet Medals and Decorations
« on: February 22, 2017, 10:11:42 PM »
Medal of Valor    

The Medal of Valor is the highest medal awarded by the United Federation of Planets. The Medal of Valor is awarded by the President in the name of Federation Council to a person who distinguishes himself or herself conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life or her life above and beyond the call of duty while engaged in an action against an enemy of the United Federation of Planets; while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing foreign force; or while serving with friendly foreign forces engaged in an armed conflict against an opposing armed force in which the United Federation of Planets is not a belligerent party. The deed performed must have been one of personal bravery or self-sacrifice so conspicuous as to clearly distinguish the individual above his comrades and must have involved risk of life. Incontestable proof of the performance of the service will be exacted and each recommendation for the award of this decoration will be considered on the standard of extraordinary merit.

Star Fleet Cross    

The Star Fleet Cross is awarded to officers and enlisted personnel of Star Fleet and the Marine Corps who distinguish themselves by extraordinary heroism, not justifying the award of the Medal of Valor, in military operations against and armed enemy.    

Latinum Star    

The Latinum Star is awarded to officers who, while serving in the armed forced of the United Federation of Planets, led Federation forces to victory in military operations against and armed enemy and against overwhelming odds.    

Star Fleet Medal    

The Star Fleet Medal is awarded to any person of the armed forces of the United Federation of Planets or of a friendly foreign nation who, while serving in any capacity with the Star Fleet, distinguished himself or herself by heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy. The same degree of heroism is required as for the award of the Star Fleet Cross. The performance must have involved personal hazard or danger and the voluntary risk of life under conditions not involving conflict with an armed enemy. Awards will not be made solely on the basis of having saved a life.    

Distinguished Service Medal.    

The Distinguished Service Medal is awarded any member of the armed forces who, while serving with the Star Fleet in any capacity, distinguishes themselves by extraordinary service to the United Federation of Planets in a duty of great responsibility. Awarded for combat or non-combat service.    

Silver Star    

The Silver Star is awarded to a person who, while serving in any capacity with the United Federation of Planets armed forces is cited for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United Federation of Planets while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing foreign force, or while serving with friendly foreign forces engaged in armed conflict against an opposing armed force in which the United Federation of Planets is not a belligerent party. The required gallantry, while of a lesser degree than that required for the Star Fleet Cross, must nevertheless have been performed with marked distinction. It is awarded for combat action only, and ranks as the third highest valor decoration of the United Federation of Planets.    

Legion of Merit    

The Legion of Merit is awarded to any member of the armed forces of the United Federation of Planets or a friendly foreign nation who has distinguished himself or herself by exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements. The recipient must occupy a position of great responsibility and would normally be a high ranking officer of staff or flag rank.    

Cross of Alexander    

The Cross of Alexander is awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the armed forces of the United Federation of Planets, distinguished himself or herself by extraordinary achievement in strategy and tactics. The performance must be evidenced by voluntary action above and beyond the call of duty. The extraordinary achievement must have resulted in an accomplishment so exceptional and outstanding as to clearly set the individual apart from his or her comrades or from other persons in similar circumstances. Awards will be made only to recognize single acts of heroism or extraordinary achievement and will not be made in recognition of sustained operational activities against an armed enemy.

Bronze Star Medal    

The Bronze Star Medal is awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity in or with the armed forces of the United Federation of Planets, distinguished himself or herself by heroic or meritorious achievement or service in connection with military operations against an armed enemy; or while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing armed force in which the United Federation of Planets is not a belligerent party.    

Star of Hope    

The Star of Hope is awarded for combat action only, and is awarded to any person killed in action while serving the armed forces of the United Federation of Planets. It is only awarded posthumously.    

Pike Medallion for Heroic Injury    

The Wounded Lion is awarded for combat action only, and is awarded to any person wounded in action while serving the armed forces of the United Federation of Planets. It is not awarded posthumously.    

Meritorious Service Medal    

The Meritorious Service Medal is awarded to any member of the armed forces of the United Federation of Planets or to any member of the armed forces of a friendly foreign nation who, while serving in a non-combat area has distinguished himself or herself by outstanding meritorious achievement or service.    

Star Fleet Commendation Medal    

The Star Fleet Commendation Ribbon is awarded to any junior officer or enlisted person of the armed forces of the United Federation of Planets who distinguishes himself or herself by heroism, outstanding achievement or meritorious service. This medal has often been awarded for life saving, in place of the medals originally created for that purpose.    

Star Fleet Achievement Medal    

The Star Fleet achievement is awarded to any junior officer or enlisted member of the armed forces of the United Federation of Planets, or to any member of the armed forces of a friendly foreign nation, who while serving in any capacity with the Star Fleet distinguishes himself or herself by outstanding professional achievement or for leadership.    

Combat Action Ribbon    

This ribbon is awarded to members of the armed forces of the United Federation of Planets for combat action service. The principal requirement is that the personnel must have been in a ground or space combat fire-fight, or action during which they were under enemy fire, and that their performance under fire must have been satisfactory    

Prisoner of War Medal    

The POW Medal is issued only to any person who was taken prisoner or held captive while engaged in action against an enemy of the United Federation of Planets, or while serving with friendly forces engaged in armed conflict. The recipient's conduct, while in captivity, must have been honorable.    

Federation Humanitarian Award    

Awarded for unswerving service in the care of others and their rights.    

Vulcan Science Medal    

Awarded for outstanding performance in Science.    

Romulan Campaign Service Medal    

Awarded to those who actively preformed duties in the Campaign against the Romulan Star Empire.    

Andorian Medal of Medical Excellence    

Awarded to an Officer and Crew Member for outstanding performance in Medicine.    

Dominion Campaign Service Medal    

Awarded to Officers and Crew who actively preformed duties in the Campaign against the Dominion.

Klingon Campaign Service Medal    

Awarded to those who actively preformed duties in the Campaign against the Klingon Empire.    

Borg Campaign Service Medal    

Awarded to those who actively preformed duties in the Campaign against the Borg.

Medal of Freedom    

The Medal of Freedom is awarded for significant new discoveries or efforts which substantially advance the areas of science, engineering, medicine, and diplomacy.    

Gold Lifesaving Medal   

This medal is awarded to any person who rescues, or endeavors to rescue, any other person from harm. The rescue must have been at the risk of the rescuer's own life, with evidence of extreme and heroic daring.    

Silver Lifesaving Medal    

This medal is awarded to any person who rescues, or endeavors to rescue, any other person from harm. The Silver Medal differs from the Gold Lifesaving Medal in that the act need not involve the degree of heroism and risk called for in the Gold Medal.    

Star Fleet Unit Citation    

This is awarded by the Commander-in-Chief of Star Fleet in the name of the President, to any United Federation of Planet armed forces unit for outstanding performance in the service of the United Federation of Planets.    

Fleet Unit Commendation    

This unit commendation is conferred on any United Federation of Planet armed forces unit which distinguished itself by outstanding heroism or extremely meritorious service, but not sufficient to warrant award of the Star Fleet Unit Citation.    

Meritorious Unit Commendation    

This unit commendation is conferred on any United Federation of Planet armed forces unit which distinguished itself by either valorous or meritorious achievement considered outstanding when compared to other units performing similar service, but not sufficient to justify award of the Fleet Unit Commendation.    

Zefram Cochrane (Engineering) Medal of Merit

These medals are awarded for innovative use of existing engineering, scientific, medical, diplomatic knowledge to solve a problem OR for dedication to exploration.    

Leonard McCoy (Medicine)    

These medals are awarded for innovative use of existing engineering, scientific, medical, diplomatic knowledge to solve a problem OR for dedication to exploration.    

Noonian Soong (Sciences)    

These medals are awarded for innovative use of existing engineering, scientific, medical, diplomatic knowledge to solve a problem OR for dedication to exploration.    

Sarek (Diplomacy)    

These medals are awarded for innovative use of existing engineering, scientific, medical, diplomatic knowledge to solve a problem OR for dedication to exploration.    

Hikaru Sulu (Exploration)    

These medals are awarded for innovative use of existing engineering, scientific, medical, diplomatic knowledge to solve a problem OR for dedication to exploration.    

Hero of the Federation    

Awarded by the President of the Federation for the person considered to have acted above and beyond the call of duty    

Wormhole Award    

Presented to all members of a federation ship or support craft and who has successfully crossed through a wormhole no less then three times. Presented by the CO of a ship.    

Golden Shield    

Awarded to an officer for showing outstanding abilities in the field of Tactical operations.    

Kragite Order of Heroism    

Awarded to an officer for demonstrating excellence in their duties in the field of Security.    

Technical Excellence    

Awarded to an officer for demonstrating excellence in their duties in the field of Engineering.    

Gamma Quadrant Service Ribbon    

For those who have served in the Gamma Quadrant.    

Alpha Quadrant Service Ribbon    

For those who have served in the Alpha Quadrant.

Beta Quadrant Service Ribbon    

For those who have served in the Beta Quadrant.

Delta Quadrant Service Ribbon    

For those who have served in the Delta Quadrant.

Golden Heart    

Awarded to an officer for demonstrating excellence in their duties in the field of Medical.    

Rising Star    

Awarded to an officer for demonstrating excellence in their duties in the fields of Navigation and piloting.    

Bajoran Service    

For any Crewmember who serves up to or more then 2 years in the Bajoran Sector.    

Bridge Certification    

Bridge Certification Commendation is awarded to any officer who has met the following Quqlifications:1. Carries the Rank of Lieutenant or Higher 2. Currently stationed on board a ship, and 3. Has completed Bridge Qualifications. Awarded only by Commanding officer. Can only be awarded ONCE.    

Starfleet Pilot's Cross    

IS awarded by Starfleet Command to a conn officer or Support craft pilot for outstanding display of skills in the line of duty.    

Boarding Repulsion Ribbon    

Awarded to any starfleet personnel for active participation in any campaign who, during the act of war, prevents or repels any foreign party from gaining or removing control over any starfleet property. Issued to those personnel that preformed their duty within the territorial limits of the campaign, in the space immediately adjacent thereto to by participating in actual combat operations or in support of combat operations. this includes both frontline and support personnel. issued by starfleet command, awarded to any starfleet personnel.    

Solace Ribbon    

Awarded to an officer for demonstrating excellence in their duties in the field of Counselling.    

Semper Fidelis Cross    

Awarded to an officer for demonstrating excellence in their duties in the fields of Marine combat or operations.    

Preantares Ribbon    

Awarded to an officer for demonstrating excellence in their duties in the field of starship or starbase Operations.    

Intelligence Star    

Awarded to an officer for demonstrating excellence in their duties in the field of Intelligence.