Crew Awards

The Medal of Honor The Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor

Awarded to members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps, who distinguish themselves by a conspicuous act of gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of their life in actual combat, above and beyond the call of duty, while engaged in armed conflict with an enemy of the United Federation of Planets, in which the United Federation of Planets is not an aggressor party. Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 11 - Performance of duties must be extraordinary and render the individual substantially conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely exceptional to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Additional Information: Also known as, the Starfleet Medal of Honor, by tradition, the President of the United Federation of Planets presents this medal, and it is the only neck order award of Starfleet. Recently, due to the nature of its requirements, an increase in posthumous award and presentation to the surviving family of recipients has occurred. Of note, one known, living recipient was Captain James T. Kirk. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty.
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The Starfleet Cross The Starfleet Cross
Starfleet Cross

Awarded to members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps, for extreme gallantry and risk of life in actual combat, beyond the call of duty, while engaged in armed conflict with an enemy of the United Federation of Planets, in which the United Federation of Planets is not an aggressor party. Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 9 - Performance of duties must be exceptional and render the individual highly conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely remarkable to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Additional Information: An accumulation of minor acts of heroism does NOT justify an award of the Starfleet Cross. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty.
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The Starfleet Distinguished Service Medal The Starfleet Distinguished Service Medal
Starfleet Distinguished Service Medal

Awarded to members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps, who distinguish themselves with exceptional, meritorious service to the government of the United Federation of Planets in a duty of great responsibility. Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 9 - Performance of duties must be exceptional and render the individual highly conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely remarkable to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Additional Information: Awarded to Starfleet Flag Officers and Starfleet Marine Corps General Officers. May also be awarded to Non-Commissioned Officers. Junior officers and enlisted men are not eligible to receive this award. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty.
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Christopher Pike Medal of Valor Christopher Pike Medal of Valor
Christopher Pike Medal of Valor

Awarded to members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps, in recognition of remarkable leadership, meritorious conduct and acts of personal bravery. Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 8 - Performance of duties must be remarkable and render the individual highly conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely superior to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Additional Information: An accumulation of isolated acts of heroism may justify an award of the Christopher Pike Medal of Valor. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty.
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The Silver Star The Silver Star
Silver Star

Awarded to members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps for gallantry in actual combat, not justifying a higher award, while engaged in armed conflict with an enemy of the United Federation of Planets, in which the United Federation of Planets is not an aggressor party. Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 7 - Performance of duties must be superior render the individual very conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely meritorious to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty.
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The Starfleet Superior Service Medal The Starfleet Superior Service Medal
Starfleet Superior Service Medal

Awarded to members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps, for superior meritorious service in a position of significant responsibility. Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 7 - Performance of duties must be superior and render the individual very conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely meritorious to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Additional Information: Awarded to Starfleet Flag Officers and Starfleet Marine Corps General Officers. May also be awarded to Non-Commissioned Officers. Junior officers and enlisted men are not eligible to receive this award. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty.
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The Legion of Merit The Legion of Merit
The Legion of Merit is awarded to all members of the Armed Forces of the Galaxy Alliance without reference to degree for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements. The performance must have been such as to merit recognition of key individuals for service rendered in a clearly exceptional manner. Performance of duties normal to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual is not an adequate basis for this award. For service not related to actual war the term "key individual" applies to a narrower range of positions than in time of war and requires evidence of significant achievement. In peacetime, service should be in the nature of a special requirement or of an extremely difficult duty performed in an unprecedented and clearly exceptional manner. However, justification of the award may accrue by virtue of exceptionally meritorious service in a succession of important positions. Gold Stars will reflect the "grade" of officer; a single star recognizes the recipient to be a Legionnaire, two stars denotes an Officer, three stars denotes a Commander, and four stars denotes a Chief Commander while five show them to be Templar. Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 7 - Performance of duties must be superior and render the individual very conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely meritorious to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Additional Information: Awarded to Starfleet Flag Officers and Starfleet Marine Corps General Officers. May also be awarded to Non-Commissioned Officers. Junior officers and enlisted men are not eligible to receive
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The Starfleet Medal The Starfleet Medal
Starfleet Medal

Awarded to members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps, for distinguishing themselves by heroism in the performance of an act of lifesaving, or attempted lifesaving, NOT at the risk of their own life, and that did not involve actual combat with an enemy.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 5 - Performance of duties must render the individual conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely commendable to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty.
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The Distinguished Flying Cross The Distinguished Flying Cross
Distinguished Flying Cross

Awarded to members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps, who are pilots and flight crew in fighter and small craft squadrons, for heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating in an aerial/space flight in actual combat, and engaged in armed conflict with an enemy of the United Federation of Planets, in which the United Federation of Planets is not an aggressor party. Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 10 - Performance of duties must be extraordinary and render the individual substantially conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely exceptional to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Additional Information: Helm Officers and standard crew personnel of starships, and ground flight crew are NOT eligible for this award. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty.
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The Starfleet Medal of Commendation The Starfleet Medal of Commendation
Awarded to members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps, for sustained acts of heroism or meritorious service, or valorous actions in direct contact with an enemy of the United Federation of Planets, but not involving actual combat, and not of a nature that would otherwise warrant awarding the Bronze Star.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 4 - Performance of duties must render the individual commendable among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely above average to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty.
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The Starfleet Medal of Valor The Starfleet Medal of Valor
Starfleet Medal of Valor

Awarded to members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps, for the display of meritorious devotion to their duty and the show of valor not justifying a higher award. Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 6 - Performance of duties must be meritorious and render the individual very conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely conspicuous to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty.
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The Starfleet Achievement Medal The Starfleet Achievement Medal
Starfleet Achievement Medal

Awarded to members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps, for outstanding achievement or meritorious service not of a nature that would otherwise warrant awarding the Starfleet Medal of Commendation.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 3 - Performance of duties must render the individual above average among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely normal to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Additional Information: Only junior officers (LTCDR or lower), junior non-commissioned officers and junior enlisted personnel (PO1 or lower) are eligible to receive this award. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty.
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The Starfleet Meritorious Service Medal The Starfleet Meritorious Service Medal
Starfleet Meritorious Service Medal

Awarded to members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps, who distinguish themselves by outstanding achievement or meritorious service, but not of a degree to warranting award of the Starfleet Superior Service Medal.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 6 - Performance of duties must be meritorious and render the individual very conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely conspicuous to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Additional Information: Awarded to Starfleet Flag Officers and Starfleet Marine Corps General Officers. May also be awarded to Non-Commissioned Officers. Junior officers and enlisted men are not eligible to receive this award. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty.
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The Nebula Star The Nebula Star
The Nebula Star is awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity in or with the military of the Galaxy Alliance, distinguished themselves by gallantry and intrepidity in action, but not of a nature to justify the award of the Bronze Star.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 3 - Performance of duties must render the individual above average among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely normal to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Additional Information: Only junior officers (LTCDR or lower), junior non-commissioned officers and junior enlisted personnel (PO1 or lower) are eligible to receive this award. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty.
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The Bronze Star The Bronze Star
Bronze Star

Awarded to members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps, for bravery, acts of merit, or meritorious service not warranting award of the Silver Star. Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 5 - Performance of duties must render the individual conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely commendable to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Additional Information: Actual combat is not required to receive the bronze star. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty
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The Citation for Conspicuous Gallantry The Citation for Conspicuous Gallantry
The Citation for Conspicuous Gallantry is awarded to any member of Starfleet, for a single act of conspicuous gallantry above and beyond the normal demands of Starfleet service.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 5 - Performance of duties must render the individual conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely commendable to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Additional Information: Actual combat is not required to receive the bronze star. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty
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The Purple Heart The Purple Heart
Purple Heart

Members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps are entitled to an award of the Purple Heart upon receiving wounds, suffering death, or death subsequent to wounds received in actual combat or the result of enemy action, while engaged in armed conflict with an enemy of the United Federation of Planets, in which the United Federation of Planets is not an aggressor party.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 1 - Performance of duties NOT a factor, so long as the individual was actively participating in military operations at the time of injury. Additional Information: Combat is not required, so long as the injury is caused by enemy action. One Purple Heart authorized per single incident, even if multiple wounds were received at the same time. Injuries which justify award of the Purple Heart are: injury caused by enemy phaser, disruptor or other energy weapon discharge; bullet, shrapnel, or other projectile created by enemy action; injury caused by enemy placed land mine, naval mine, or trap; injury caused by enemy released chemical, biological, or nuclear agent; injury caused by vehicle or aircraft accident resulting from enemy fire; concussion injuries caused as a result of enemy generated explosions. Injuries or wounds which do not qualify for award of the Purple Heart include: frostbite or trench foot injuries; heat stroke; food poisoning not caused by enemy agents; chemical, biological, or nuclear agents not released by the enemy; battle fatigue; disease not directly caused by enemy agents; accidents, to include explosive, aircraft, vehicular, and other accidental wounding not related to or caused by enemy action; self-inflicted wounds, except when in the heat of battle, and not involving gross negligence; post-traumatic stress disorders; and jump injuries not caused by enemy action. Candidates for this award may be approved by the CO.
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The Silver Palm The Silver Palm
The Silver Palm is awarded to any citizen of the Galaxy Alliance, in military or civil service, who distinguished him or herself by conspicuous bravery or courage at great personal risk, to the peacekeeping efforts of the Alliance. This medal recognizes single acts in the course of bringing about a nonviolent resolution to violent situation.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 5 - Performance of duties must render the individual conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely commendable to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty
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Van Gelder Science Medal Van Gelder Science Medal
Award presented to those who have advanced and greatly contributed to the field of Sciences.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 5 - Performance of duties must render the individual conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely commendable to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty
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The Defense Meritorious Service Medal The Defense Meritorious Service Medal
The Defense Meritorious Service Medal (DMSM) shall only be awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the Galaxy Alliance who distinguished themselves by noncombat meritorious achievement or service. The DMSM is specifically intended to recognize exceptionally meritorious service performance and to honor an individual's accomplishments over a sustained period.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 5 - Performance of duties must render the individual conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely commendable to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty
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The Space Medal The Space Medal
The Space Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the Galaxy Alliance, who have served a period of more than two years aboard a spaceborne posting (starship or starbase). The period in question may or may not be consecutive. Multiple instances of this award are not allowed.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 5 - Performance of duties must render the individual conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely commendable to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty
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Falken Medical Medallion Falken Medical Medallion
Award presented to those officers who have contributed greatly in the field of Medicine.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 8 - Performance of duties must render the individual conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely commendable to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty
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The Alliance Intelligence Medal of Achievement The Alliance Intelligence Medal of Achievement
The Alliance Intelligence Medal of Achievement is awarded to any citizen of the Galaxy Alliance, affiliated with an official organization of intelligence gathering duties (AIA, SFI), who distinguish themselves with specific performance in the normal course of their mission with great success.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 11 - Performance of duties must render the individual conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely commendable to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty
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The Joint Service Medal of Achievement The Joint Service Medal of Achievement
The Joint Service Medal of Achievement (JSMA) shall be awarded only to members of the Armed Forces of the Galaxy Alliance below the grade of O-6 who distinguished themselves by outstanding performance of duty and meritorious achievement.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 6 - Performance of duties must render the individual conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely commendable to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty
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The Combat Action Ribbon The Combat Action Ribbon
WARTIME ONLY

The Combat Action Ribbon is awarded to any member of Starfleet who participates in a single combat action within the course of war.
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The Distinguished Cadet Medal The Distinguished Cadet Medal
The Distinguished Cadet Medal is awarded to any midshipman, trainee, cadet, or officer-candidate currently attending Starfleet Academy or its annexes, who distinguishes him or herself with unswerving abilities above and beyond the normal course of activity.
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Nova Ribbon Nova Ribbon
Awarded to an officer who has consistently set an example for those on his or her vessel of an outstanding Starfleet officer.
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Soong Science Ribbon Soong Science Ribbon
Award given to officers who have increased the Federation's knowledge in the area of science.
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The Starfleet Unit Commendation Ribbon The Starfleet Unit Commendation Ribbon
The Starfleet Unit Commendation Ribbon (aka "C Ribbon") is awarded to any member of a Starfleet designated unit, who is so recognized by Starfleet Command or the Ministry of Defense.
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Cochrane Award for Excellence Cochrane Award for Excellence
Award given to a character who has contributed greatly in the field of engineering and/or sciences.
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The Starfleet Unit Excellence Ribbon The Starfleet Unit Excellence Ribbon
The Starfleet Unit Excellence Ribbon (aka "E Ribbon") is awarded to any member of a Starfleet designated unit, who is so recognized by Starfleet Command or the Ministry of Defense.
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Daystrom Engineering Pin Daystrom Engineering Pin
Award presented to an officer who has made a contribution to the fields of engineering and/or science or has utilized the existing technology in an innovative way.
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Visionary Visionary
This medal is awarded to those whose scope of vision exceeds our own, who inspire us to see vistas and visions far beyond the world we know. Raul Mamoru Mizumoto is the sole recipient of this award on the Victory- the man who has defined her look, and illustrated so many of her adventures, and many that are yet to be. We salute you, Visionary!
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The Tereshkova Medal The Tereshkova Medal
Honoring the first female astronaut from earth, this medal is awarded to members of the crew of the USS Victory, who distinguished themselves by conspicuous acts of gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of their life during the course of the first crossroads tour, above and beyond the call of duty, including engagements in armed conflict with enemies of the United Federation of Planets, in which the United Federation of Planets was not an aggressor party. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the captain of the Victory.
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The Distinguished Service Medal The Distinguished Service Medal
The Distinguished Service Medal

Awarded to members of Starfleet and the Starfleet Marine Corps, who distinguish themselves with exceptional, meritorious service to the government of the United Federation of Planets in a duty of great responsibility. Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 6 - Performance of duties must be exceptional and render the individual highly conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely remarkable to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Additional Information: Awarded to Starfleet Flag Officers and Starfleet Marine Corps General Officers. May also be awarded to Non-Commissioned Officers. Junior officers and enlisted men are not eligible to receive this award. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty.
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The Good Conduct Medal The Good Conduct Medal
The Good Conduct Medal is awarded for exemplary behavior, efficiency, and fidelity in active Alliance Military service. It is awarded on a selective basis to each Starfleet member who distinguishes himself/herself from among his/her fellow mates by their exemplary conduct, efficiency, and fidelity throughout a specified period of continuous active military service.
Qualification/Acquirement Difficulty: 3 - Performance of duties must render the individual conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility. Performance merely commendable to the grade, branch, specialty or assignment, and experience of an individual are NOT an adequate basis for this award. Members must be in good standing. Candidates for this award must be pre-approved by the senior admiralty
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The Prentares Ribbon of Commendation The Prentares Ribbon of Commendation
A simple award granted for meritorious action, when your commander wants to reward you but overall they don't want to make a big deal over it.
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Army of One Army of One
This medal is awarded to a woman who can do the work of four and still find time to do paperwork and posts. An example to us all, the Army of One!
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