Orders, Decorations and Medals of the United States of America

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Armed Forces Awards

US Armed Forces Civilian Awards

Joint Services Civilian Awards

  • Distinguished Civilian Service Award
  • Meritorious Civilian Service Award
  • Civilian Service Commendation Award
  • Civilian Service Achievement Award
  • Distinguished Public Service Award
  • Outstanding Public Service Award

Department of the Army Civilian Awards

Department of the Navy Civilian Awards

Department of the Air Force Civilian Awards

  • Medal for Exceptional Civilian Service
  • Civilian Medal for Valor - Gold
  • Outstanding Civilian Career Award
  • Meritorious Civilian Service Award
  • Command Civilian Medal for Valor - Silver
  • Civilian Air Medal
  • Civilian Aerial Achievement Medal
  • Exemplary Civilian Service Award
  • Civilian Achievement Medal
  • Exceptional Public Service Award
  • Distinguished Public Service Award
  • Commander's Award for Public Service

Coast Guard Civilian Awards

Civilian Service Awards

  • Vietnam Civilian Service Medal
  • Southwest Asia Civilian Service Medal
  • Global War On Terrorism Civilian Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Civilian Service Medal
  • Civilian Award for Humanitarian Service
  • Civilian Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

Department of Defense Civilian Awards

Department of Defense Civilian Awards

  • Distinguished Civilian Service Medal
  • Secretary of Defense Medal for Valor
  • Meritorious Civilian Service Award
  • Exceptional Civilian Service Award
  • Secretary of Defense Defense of Freedom Medal
  • Distinguished Public Service Award
  • Outstanding Public Service Award
  • Exceptional Public Service Award
  • Eugene E. Fubini Award

Defense Commissary Agency

  • Distinguished Civilian Service Award
  • Meritorious Civilian Service Award
  • Superior Civilian Service Award
  • Civilian Career Service Award

Defence Contract Audit Agency

Defense Contract Management Agency

  • Distinguished Civilian Service Medal
  • Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
  • Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
  • Civilian Career Service Medal

Defense Civilian Personnel Management Service

  • Exceptional Civilian Career Service Award
  • Meritorious Civilian Career Service Award
  • Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award

Defense Intelligence Agency

  • Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
  • Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
  • Directors Award
  • Leadership Award
  • Civilian Combat Support Medal
  • Civilian Expeditionary Medal

Defense Inspector General

  • Distinguished Civilian Service Award
  • Superior Civilian Service Award
  • Meritorious Civilian Service Award

Defense Information Systems Agency

  • Defense Communications Agency Exceptional Civilian Service Medal (Gold Medal)
  • Defense Communications Agency Civilian Service Medal (Silver Medal)
  • Defense Information Systems Agency Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
  • Defense Information Systems Agency Meritorious Civilian Service Medal

Defense Logistics Agency

  • Exceptional Civilian Service Award
  • Career Service Award
  • Meritorious Civilian Service Award
  • Superior Civilian Service Award

Defense Nuclear Agency

  • Defense Atomic Support Agency Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
  • Defense Atomic Support Agency Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
  • Defense Nuclear Agency Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
  • Defense Nuclear Agency Meritorious Civilian Service Medal

Defense Security Service

  • Defense Investigative Service Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
  • Defense Investigative Service Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
  • Defense Security Service Service Medal

Defense Threat Reduction Agency

  • Defense Special Weapons Agency Directors Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Defense Special Weapons Agency Exceptional Civilian Service Award
  • Defense Special Weapons Agency Meritorious Civilian Service Award
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency Distinguished Service Award
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency Meritorious Service Award
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency Exceptional Service Award

Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • Defense Civil Preparedness Agency Distinguished Service Medal
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency Distinguished Service Medal

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

  • Defense Mapping Agency Distinguished Civilian Service Medal
  • Defense Mapping Agency Superior Civilian Service Medal
  • Defense Mapping Agency Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Distinguished Civilian Service Medal
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Superior Civilian Service Medal

On-Site Inspection Agency

  • Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
  • Meritorious Civilian Service Medal

National Reconnaissance Office

  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Meritorious Service Award
  • Superior Service Award

Defense Acquisition University

  • Civilian Achievement Medal
  • Presidents Medal
  • Superior Civilian Service Medal

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • Exceptional Service Medal
  • Outstanding Service Medal
  • Commendable Service Medal
  • Medal of Achievement

Selective Service System

  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • Exceptional Service Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • WWII Service Medal

Presidential & Congressional Civilian Awards

  • Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Presidential Citizens Medal
  • Congressional Space Medal of Honor
  • National Sciences Medal
  • Medal for Merit
  • Medal of Freedom
  • President's Distinguished Federal Civilian Service Medal
  • President's Champions Medal

Merchant Marine Medals

  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Medal for Outstanding Achievement
  • Mariner's Medal
  • Gallant Ship Citation Bar
  • Combat Bar
  • Prisoner of War Medal
  • Defense Medal
  • Atlantic War Zone Medal
  • Pacific War Zone Medal
  • Mediterranean-Mid-East War Zone Medal
  • World War II Victory Medal
  • Korean Service Medal
  • Vietnam Service Medal
  • Expeditionary Medal

Public Health Service

  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Surgeon General's Medallion & Medal
  • Surgeon General's Exemplary Service Ribbon
  • Outstanding Service Medal
  • Commendation Medal
  • Achievement Medal
  • Citation Award
  • Outstanding Unit Citation
  • Unit Commendation
  • Bicentennial Unit Commendation
  • Foreign Duty Award
  • Hazardous Duty Award
  • Isolated/Hardship Award
  • Special Assignment Award
  • National Emergency Preparedness Award
  • Crisis Response Service Award
  • Smallpox Eradication Ribbon
  • Regular Corps Service Ribbon
  • Commissioned Corps Training Ribbon

Border Patrol

  • Commissioners Newton-Azrak Award for Heroism
  • Commissioners Distinguished Career Service Award
  • Commissioners Exceptional Service Award
  • Commissioners Meritorious Service Award
  • Commissioners Special Commendation Award
  • Chiefs Commendation Medal
  • Commissioners Excellence in Group Achievement Award
  • Purple Cross Wound Medal
  • Academy Honor Award Winner
  • Long Service Medal
  • 75th Anniversary of the Border Patrol Commemorative Medal

Department and Agency Awards

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • Space Flight Medal
  • Outstanding Service Medal
  • Outstanding Leadership Medal
  • Exceptional Bravery Medal
  • Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal
  • Exceptional Engineering Achievement Medal
  • Exceptional Technology Achievement Medal
  • Exceptional Administrative Achievement Medal
  • Exceptional Service Medal
  • Exceptional Achievement Medal
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Medal
  • Distinguished Public Service Medal
  • Public Service Medal
  • National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Distinguished Service Medal
  • National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Exceptional Service Medal

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

  • Coast and Geodetic Survey Distinguished Service Medal
  • Coast and Geodetic Survey Meritorious Service Medal
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Meritorious Service Medal
  • Administrator's Award Medal
  • Corps Commendation Medal
  • Special Achievement Award
  • Corps Directors Award
  • Unit Citation
  • Assocation of Commissioned Officers Junior Officer of the Year Award
  • Coast and Geodetic Survey Good Conduct Medal
  • Coast and Geodetic Survey American Defense Medal
  • Coast and Geodetic Survey Alantic War Zone Medal
  • Coast and Geodetic Survey Pacific War Zone Medal
  • Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
  • Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
  • Atlantic Service Ribbon
  • Pacific Service Ribbon
  • Mobile Duty Service Ribbon
  • International Duty Service Ribbon
  • NOAA Rifleman
  • NOAA Pistol Shot

Department of Homeland Security

  • Distinguished Service Medal

Department of Transportation

  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • Outstanding Achievement Medal
  • Guardian Medal
  • Valor Award
  • Meritorious Achievement Medal
  • Superior Achievement Medal
  • Merchant Marine Medal for Outstanding Achievement
  • 9-11 Medal
  • Outstanding Unit Award
  • 9-11 Ribbon
  • Department of Commerce

    • Gold Medal
    • Silver Medal
    • Bronze Medal

    Department of Energy

    • Exceptional Service Award
    • Meritorious Service Award
    • Award for Valor
    • Secretary's Award

    Department of Justice

    • 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor
    • Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor
    • Young American Medal for Bravery
    • Young American Medal for Service
    • Federal Bureau of Prisons Distinguished Service Medal
    • Federal Bureau of Prisons Meritorious Service Medal
    • Federal Bureau of Prisons Commendable Service Medal
    • Drug Enforcement Agency Purple Heart Award

    Department of the Treasury

    • Distinguished Service Medal
    • Gold Star Medal
    • Medal of Valor

    Department of State

    • Secretary's Distinguished Service Award
    • Secretary's Award
    • Award for Heroism
    • Thomas Jefferson Star for Foreign Service
    • Distinguished Honor Award
    • Superior Honor Award
    • Meritorious Honor Award
    • Secretary's Career Achievement Award
    • John Jacob Rogers Award

    Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

    US Information Agency

    • Distinguished Honor Award
    • Superior Honor Award
    • Meritorious Honor Award

    Agency for International Development

    • Distinguished Honor Award
    • Superior Honor Award
    • Meritorious Honor Award
    • Distinguished Career Service Award
    • Outstanding Career Achievement Award

    Environmental Protection Agency

    • Distinguished Career Service Award
    • Commendable Service Award
    • Exceptional Service Award
    • Superior Service Award

    Federal Aviation Administration

    • Exceptional Service Award
    • Valor Medal
    • Meritorious Service Award
    • Extraordinary Service Award
    • Distinguished Service Award
    • Distinguished Federal Career Award

    American Bureau of Shipping

    • Medal of Valor

    General Accounting Office

    • Distinguished Service Medal
    • Meritorious Service Medal
    • Career Development Medal

    Office of Personnel Management

    • Meritorious Service Medal

    Federal Bureau of Investigation

    • Medal of Valor
    • Shield of Bravery
    • Medal for Meritorious Achievement
    • FBI Star

    US Attorney General

    • Distinguished Service Award
    • Excellence in Law Enforcement Award
    • Exceptional Heroism Award
    • Exceptional Service Award

    Veterans Administration

    • Distinguished Career Medal
    • Exceptional Service Medal
    • Meritorious Service Medal
    • Career Achievement Award

    Smithsonian Institute, Office of Protective Services

    • Director's Award
    • Valor Medal
    • Lifesaving Medal
    • Achievement Medal
    • Service Award

    Central Intelligence Agency

    • Distinguished Intelligence Cross
    • Distinguished Intelligence Medal
    • Intelligence Star
    • Intelligence Medal of Merit
    • Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal
    • Career Intelligence Medal
    • Career Commendation Medal
    • Intelligence Commendation Medal
    • Exceptional Service Medallion

    Other Intelligence Awards

    • National Security Medal
    • National Security Agency Service Medal
    • National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal
    • National Intelligence Medal of Achievement

    Other Awards

    State Awards

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