Awards and decorations of the United States government

Awards and decorations of the United States government are civilian awards of the U.S. federal government which are typically issued for sustained meritorious service, in a civilian capacity, while serving in the U.S. federal government. Certain U.S. government awards may also be issued to military personnel of the United States Armed Forces and be worn in conjunction with awards and decorations of the United States military. In order of precedence, those U.S. non-military awards and decorations authorized for wear are worn after U.S. military personal decorations and unit awards and before U.S. military campaign and service awards.

The following is a selection of civilian awards which are presently issued by the U.S. government.

Office of the President of the United States

Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction (ribbon)
Presidential Medal of Freedom (ribbon)
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Medal for Merit
Medal of Freedom
President's Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service
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Senior Executive Service

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United States Congress

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PYFA Presidential Youth Fitness Award Ribbon
PYFA Presidential Youth Fitness Award Ribbon
PYFA Presidential Youth Fitness Award Ribbon
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United States Intelligence Community

The National Intelligence Awards (NIA) Program is administered by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence for the United States Intelligence Community (IC).[6]

National Intelligence Community Awards

Significant contribution awards[7]
USA National Intelligence Cross ribbon bar
ICMV
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USA National Intelligence Superior Service Medal ribbon
NIRM Ribbon
USA National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal
National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation Ribbon
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National Intelligence Public Service Awards[7]
NIDPSM Ribbon
NISPSM Ribbon
Special eligibility awards[7]
  • USA Intelligence Expeditionary Service Medal ribbon
    Intelligence Community Expeditionary Service Medal
  • JDS Device
    National Intelligence Joint Duty Service Device
  • Senior National Intelligence Service Device
    Senior National Intelligence Service Device
USA Intelligence Expeditionary Service Medal ribbon
JDS Device
Senior National Intelligence Service Device
Former award prior to establishment of the NIA Program
National Security Medal Ribbon
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Central Intelligence Agency

CIA Awards[8]
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CIAIS
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CIACIM
CIACCM
CIAICM
CIAESM
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Department of Agriculture

Foreign Agricultural Service

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    Distinguished Honor Award
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    Superior Honor Award
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    Meritorious Honor Award
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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

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    Distinguished Honor Award
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    Superior Honor Award
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    Meritorious Honor Award
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Department of Commerce

Department of Commerce - Gold Valor Aw
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National Institute of Standards and Technology

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOAA Meritorious Service Medal
NOAA Administrator's Award ribbon
NOAA Corps Commendation
NOAA Special Achievement Ribbon
NOAA Corps Directios Aw
NOAA Unit Citation ribbon

Non-government decorations

Non-governmental organizations[9]
  • NOAA Association of Commissioned Officers (ACO) Awards
NOAA ACO Award
Junior Officer of the Year=NOAA ACO Award Medal (without attachments)
USA - NOAA ACO Award With S
Science Award=NOAA ACO Award Medal (with bronze "S" device)
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Engineering Award=NOAA ACO Award Medal (with bronze "E" device)
NOAA ACO Award
USA - NOAA ACO Award With S
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  • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Awards
SAME-Colbert Medal Ribbon
Society of American Military Engineers' Colbert Medal
SAME-Karo Award Ribbon
Society of American Military Engineers Karo Award
SAME-Colbert Medal Ribbon
SAME-Karo Award Ribbon

Campaign and service awards

  • NOAA National Response Deployment Medal ribbon
    NOAA Corps National Response Deployment Medal
  • NOAA Volunteer Service Medal
    NOAA Corps Outstanding Volunteer Service Award Medal
  • NOAA Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
    NOAA Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
  • NOAA Corps Atlantic Sea Svc
    NOAA Corps Atlantic Sea Service Ribbon
  • NOAA Corps Pacific Sea Svc R
    NOAA Corps Pacific Sea Service Ribbon
  • NOAA Corps Mobile Duty
    NOAA Corps Mobile Duty Service Ribbon
  • NOAA Corps International Svc R
    NOAA Corps International Service Ribbon
  • NOAA National Response Service Ribbon
    NOAA Corps National Response Service Ribbon
  • NOAA Rifle Ribbon
    NOAA Rifle Ribbon (no longer awarded)
  • NOAA Pistol Ribbon
    NOAA Pistol Ribbon (no longer awarded)
NOAA National Response Deployment Medal ribbon
NOAA Volunteer Service Medal
NOAA Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
NOAA Corps Atlantic Sea Svc
NOAA Corps Pacific Sea Svc R
NOAA Corps Mobile Duty
NOAA Corps International Svc R
NOAA National Response Service Ribbon
NOAA Rifle Ribbon
NOAA Pistol Ribbon

Incentive awards (without medal or ribbon)

  • NOAA Technology Transfer Award[10]
  • NOAA Distinguished Career Award

Coast and Geodetic Survey

  • USA Coast & Geodetic Survey Distinguished Service Ribbon
    Coast and Geodetic Survey Distinguished Service Ribbon
  • USA Coast & Geodetic Survey Meritorious Service Ribbon
    Coast and Geodetic Survey Meritorious Service Ribbon
  • USA Coast & Geodetic Survey Good Conduct Ribbon
    Coast and Geodetic Survey Good Conduct Ribbon
  • USA Coast & Geodetic Survey American Defense Ribbon
    Coast and Geodetic Survey Defense Service Ribbon
  • USA Coast & Geodetic Survey Atlantic War Zone Ribbon
    Coast and Geodetic Survey Atlantic War Zone Ribbon
  • USA Coast & Geodetic Survey Pacific War Zone Ribbon
    Coast and Geodetic Survey Pacific War Zone Ribbon
USA Coast & Geodetic Survey Distinguished Service Ribbon
USA Coast & Geodetic Survey Meritorious Service Ribbon
USA Coast & Geodetic Survey Good Conduct Ribbon
USA Coast & Geodetic Survey American Defense Ribbon
USA Coast & Geodetic Survey Atlantic War Zone Ribbon
USA Coast & Geodetic Survey Pacific War Zone Ribbon

Department of Defense

Department of Defense awards for civilian service

USA - DOD Distinguished Civilian Service Award
USA - DOD Meritorious Civilian Service Award
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Office of the Secretary of Defense-level awards for civilian service

USA - DOD Exceptional Civilian Service Award
USA DoD Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award ribbon
Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Valor ribbon
USA - DOD Sec of Def Defense of Freedom
USA Desert Storm-Desert Shield Civilian Medal ribbon
U.S. Global War on Terrorism Civilian Service Medal ribbon
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Office of the Secretary of Defense-level awards for private citizens

US DoD Distinguished Public Service Award BAR
US DoD Outstanding Public Service Award BAR
USA Secretary of Defense Exceptional Public Service Award ribbon
USA - DOD Eugene E. Fubini Award

Joint Chiefs of Staff[13]

USA - JCSDPS
USA - JCSOPS
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USA - JCSMCS
USA - JCSCSC
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DOD Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

USA - DOD IG Distinguished Civilian Service
USA - DOD IG Superior Civilian Service
USA - DOD IG Meritorious Civilian Service

Defense Investigative Service

  • USA Defense Investigative Service Exceptional Civilian Service Award
    Defense Investigative Service Exceptional Civilian Service Award
  • USA Defense Investigative Service Meritorious Civilian Service Award
    Defense Investigative Service Meritorious Civilian Service Award
USA Defense Investigative Service Exceptional Civilian Service Award
USA Defense Investigative Service Meritorious Civilian Service Award

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

  • Dir Mer Civ Svc
    Director's Meritorious Civilian Service Award
  • DirCivCommend
    Director's Commendation for Civilian Service
  • DirCivAch
    Director's Civilian Achievement Award
  • DPAA OpTmSerMed
    DPAA Operational Team Service Medal
  • DPAA DistPubSvc
    DPAA Distinguished Public Service Medal
  • DPAA SupPub Svc
    DPAA Superior Public Service Medal
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DirCivCommend
DirCivAch
DPAA OpTmSerMed
DPAA DistPubSvc
DPAA SupPub Svc

Department of the Army

Department of the Army awards for civilian service[14]

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USA - Superior Civilian Service Ribbon
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US Army Civilian Service Medal Ribbon
Secretary of the Army Award for Valor ribbon
USA - Army Award for Science and Engineering
USA - Civilian Award for Humanitarian Service
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Department of the Army awards for public service

USA - Army Distinguished Civilian Service Award
USA - Secretary of the Army Public Service Award
USA - Army Outstanding Civilian Service Award
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Department of the Air Force

USA - AF Exceptional Public Service Award
USA - AF Outstanding Civilian Career Award
United States Air Force Civilian Award for Valor ribbon
USA - AF Meritorious Civilian Service Award
USA - AF Command Civilian Medal for Valor
USA - AF Exemplary Civilian Service Award
USA - AF Civilian Achievement Medal
USA - AF Civilian Air Medal
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Awards for non-governmental personnel

USA - AF Distinguished Public Service Award
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USA - AF Exceptional Public Service Award
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USA - AF Commander's Award Public Service

Department of the Navy

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NavMeritMed
USA - Navy Civilian Medal for Valor
USA - Navy Civilian Medal for Valor
Captain Robert Dexter Conrad Award for Scientific Achievement(vectorized)
USA - Navy Distinguished Achievement in Science Award
US Navy Distinguished Public Service Award Ribbon-vector
US Navy Superior Public Service Award Ribbon
US Navy Meritorious Public Service Award Ribbon
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Military Sealift Command

  • USA Military Sealift Command Civilian Service Commendation ribbon
    Military Sealift Command Civilian Service Commendation Medal
  • USA Military Sealift Command Civilian Service Achievement ribbon
    Military Sealift Command Civilian Service Achievement Medal
  • USA Military Sealift Command Civilian Humanitarian Service Medal
    Military Sealift Command Civilian Humanitarian Service Medal
USA Military Sealift Command Civilian Service Commendation ribbon
USA Military Sealift Command Civilian Service Achievement ribbon
USA Military Sealift Command Civilian Humanitarian Service Medal

Defense Commissary Agency

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DeCA Superior Civilian Service Award
DeCA Civilian Career Service Award

Defense Contract Audit Agency

  • Defense Contract Audit Agency Distinguished Service Medal ribbon
    Distinguished Civilian Service Medal
  • Defense Contract Audit Agency - Meritorious Civilian Service Medal Ribbon
    Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
Defense Contract Audit Agency Distinguished Service Medal ribbon
Defense Contract Audit Agency - Meritorious Civilian Service Medal Ribbon

Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)

USA - DCMA Distinguished Civilian Service Medal
USA - DCMA Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
USA - DCMA Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
USA - DCMA Civilian Career Service Medal

Defense Information Systems Agency

  • DISA Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
    DISA Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
  • DISA Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
    DISA Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
DISA Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
DISA Meritorious Civilian Service Medal

Defense Intelligence Agency

  • USA - DIA Leadership Award
    DIA Leadership Award
  • USA - DIA Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
    DIA Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
  • DIA Award for Meritorious Civilian Service
    DIA Excellent Service Medal
  • DIA Civilian Achievment Medal
    DIA Civilian Achievement Medal
  • USA - DIA Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
    DIA Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
  • Dir DIA Award
    DIA Director's Award
  • USA - DIA Civilian Combat Support Medal
    DIA Civilian Combat Support Medal
  • USA - DIA Civilian Expeditionary Medal
    DIA Civilian Expeditionary Medal
USA - DIA Leadership Award
USA - DIA Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
DIA Award for Meritorious Civilian Service
DIA Civilian Achievment Medal
USA - DIA Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
Dir DIA Award
USA - DIA Civilian Combat Support Medal
USA - DIA Civilian Expeditionary Medal

Defense Logistics Agency

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

Defense Supply Agency

  • DSA Exceptional Civilian Service Award
    DSA Exceptional Civilian Service Award
DSA Exceptional Civilian Service Award

Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

  • USA - DTRA Distinguished Service Award
    DTRA Distinguished Service Award
  • USA - DTRA Meritorious Service Award
    DTRA Meritorious Service Award
  • USA - DTRA Exceptional Service Award
    DTRA Exceptional Service Award
  • USA DTRA Honorable Civilian Service Medal ribbon
    DTRA Honorable Civilian Service Medal
USA - DTRA Distinguished Service Award
USA - DTRA Meritorious Service Award
USA - DTRA Exceptional Service Award
USA DTRA Honorable Civilian Service Medal ribbon
Formerly the Defense Special Weapons Agency (DSWA) Awards
  • USA - DSWA Director's Lifetime Achievement Award
    DSWA Director's Lifetime Achievement Award
  • USA - DSWA Exceptional Civilian Service Award
    DSWA Exceptional Civilian Service Award
  • USA - DSWA Meritorious Civilian Service
    DSWA Meritorious Civilian Service Award
USA - DSWA Director's Lifetime Achievement Award
USA - DSWA Exceptional Civilian Service Award
USA - DSWA Meritorious Civilian Service

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

NGA Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
NGA's Meritorious Civilian Service Medal as awarded to honorees

Formerly known as the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA), the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) awards the following medals to honor its DoD civilian employees for outstanding service:

  • NIMA Distinguished Civilian Service
    NIMA or NGA Distinguished Civilian Service Medal
  • NIMA Meritorious Civilian Service
    NIMA or NGA Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
  • NIMA Superior Civilian Service
    NIMA or NGA Superior Civilian Service Medal
  • NIMA or NGA Meritorious Unit Citation
NIMA Distinguished Civilian Service
NIMA Meritorious Civilian Service
NIMA Superior Civilian Service

National Reconnaissance Office

  • USA NRO Distinguished Service ribbon
    NRO Distinguished Service Medal (Gold Medal)
  • USA NRO Superior Service ribbon
    NRO Superior Service Medal (Silver Medal)
  • USA NRO Meritorious Service ribbon
    NRO Meritorious Service Medal (Bronze Medal)
  • NRO Director's Circle Award
USA NRO Distinguished Service ribbon
USA NRO Superior Service ribbon
USA NRO Meritorious Service ribbon

National Security Agency

  • NSA Svc 2
    NSA Exceptional Civilian Service Medal
NSA Svc 2

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

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

Department of Education

Employee awards

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    Secretary's Golden Apple Award
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    Secretary's Executive Leadership Award
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    Secretary's Supervisory Leadership Award
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    Secretary's Innovation Award
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    Secretary's Customer Service Award
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    Secretary's Teamwork Award
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    Secretary's Diversity and Inclusion Award
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    Secretary's Collaboration Award
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    ED Peer Recognition Award
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    James P. Keenan Award
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Public awards

National Blue Ribbon Schools seal
Insignia that designates a Blue Ribbon School
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    Presidential Scholar Medallion – Awarded to the nation's top 141 graduating high school seniors. 20 of these are Presidential Scholars in the Arts. This award is commissioned under an executive order from the President. Recipients are chosen under the Department of Education, and visit the White House to meet the President.
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    President's Education Awards Program (PEAP)
    • PEAP—Excellence Award for Elementary Schools (with Certificate and Gold Seal in Blue Pin)
    • PEAP—Excellence Award for Middle Schools (with Certificate and Gold Seal in Red Pin)
    • PEAP—Excellence Award for High Schools (with Certificate and Gold Seal in Black Pin)
    • PEAP—Achievement Award for Elementary, Middle and High Schools (with Certificate and Silver Seal in White Pin)
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    National Blue Ribbon Schools Program
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    National Green Ribbon Schools Program
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Department of Energy

In June 2007, Secretary Samuel Bodman introduced a new awards program[16] for non-monetary recognition of its employees and contractors.

Secretary's Honor Awards
Honor awards that are presented annually and replaces the previous Secretary's Gold, Silver and Bronze awards.
  1. The James R. Schlesinger Award – recipient receives a polished brass and mahogany clock along with a shadow box framed calligraphy certificate signed by the Secretary of Energy and a commemorative medal honoring former Secretary of Energy James R. Schlesinger.
  2. Secretary of Energy's Excellence Award – recipient receives a crystal medallion award and leather-encased certificate
  3. Secretary of Energy's Achievement Award – recipient receives a crystal statue award and leather-encased certificate
Secretary's Appreciation Award
Appreciation awards that are presented at any time
Departure Awards
Departure awards may be presented upon retirement or departure from the agency
  1. Secretary of Energy's Exceptional Service Award
  2. Secretary of Energy's Distinguished Service Award
  3. Secretary of Energy's Meritorious Service Award
  • Department of Energy - Award for Valor ribbon
    DOE Award for Valor
  • USA - DOE - Secretary's Award
    DOE Secretary's Award
  • Department of Energy - Exceptional Service Medal ribbon
    DOE Exceptional Service Medal
  • Department of Energy - Meritorious Service Award ribbon
    DOE Meritorious Service Award
Department of Energy - Award for Valor ribbon
USA - DOE - Secretary's Award
Department of Energy - Exceptional Service Medal ribbon
Department of Energy - Meritorious Service Award ribbon

Department of Health and Human Services

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    Secretary's Award for Distinguished Service
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    Secretary’s Award for Meritorious Service
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    HHS Distinguished Public Service Award
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    HHS Award for Excellence in Management
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    Hubert H. Humphrey Award for Service to America
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    HHS Career Achievement Award
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    Secretary’s Recognition Award
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    Secretary’s Special Citation
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    Secretary’s Certificate of Appreciation
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    Secretary's Letter of Appreciation
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    Superior Accomplishment Award - Special Act or Service
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    Superior Accomplishment Award - Suggestions
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    Superior Accomplishment Award - Inventions
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National Institutes of Health

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    NIH Director's Award – Scientific/Medical
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    NIH Director's Award – Technical/Clerical/Support
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    NIH Director's Award – Administrative
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    NIH Director's Award – Mentoring
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Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service

U.S. - Public Health Service Distinguished Service Medal ribbon
Public Health Service Meritorious Service Medal ribbon
Surgeon General's Medallion ribbon
Surgeon General's Exemplary Service Medal ribbon
Public Health Service Outstanding Service Medal ribbon
Public Health Service Commendation Medal ribbon
Public Health Service Achievement Medal ribbon
U.S. - Public Health Service Commendation Ribbon
U.S. - USPHS Presidential Unit Citation
Public Health Service Outstanding Unit Citation ribbon
Public Health Service Unit Commendation ribbon
USPHS Smallpox Campaign Award ribbon
USPHS Global Health Campaign Medal ribbon
USPHS Ebola Campaign Medal ribbon
USPHS Hazardous Duty Award ribbon
Public Health Service Foreign Duty Service Award ribbon
USPHS Special Assignment Award ribbon
USPHS Isolated Hardship Service Award ribbon
Public Health Service Crisis Response Service Award ribbon
USPHS Global Response Service Award ribbon
USPHS Response Service Award ribbon
USPHS National Emergency Preparedness Award ribbon
USPHS Recruitment Service Ribbon
USPHS Global Health Initiatives Service Medal ribbon
Public Health Service Bicentennial Unit Commendation Award ribbon
Public Health Service Regular Corps Ribbon
USPHS Commissioned Corps Training Ribbon

Other Public Health Service Association Ribbons

  • Association of Military Surgeons of the United States ribbon
    Association of Military Surgeons of the United States
  • Public Health Service Commissioned Officers Association ribbon
    Commissioned Officers Association
  • Reserve Officers Association ribbon
    Reserve Officers Association
Association of Military Surgeons of the United States ribbon
Public Health Service Commissioned Officers Association ribbon
Reserve Officers Association ribbon

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

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    CDC/ATSDR William Watson Medal of Excellence (no ribbon)
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President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition

PSA Presidential Sports Award Ribbon
PCA-P Presidential Champions Platinum Award Ribbon
PCA-G Presidential Champions Gold Award Ribbon
PCA-S Presidential Champions Silver Award Ribbon
PCA-B Presidential Champions Bronze Award Ribbon
PALA+ Presidential Active Lifestyle Award Ribbon
PYFA Presidential Youth Fitness Award Ribbon
Pr-PFA Presidential Physical Fitness Award Ribbon
N-PFA National Physical Fitness Award Ribbon
P-PFA Partecipant Physical Fitness Award Ribbon
HFA Health Fitness Award Ribbon

Most of these awards are to be terminated 30 June 2018.[17]

Department of Homeland Security

  • DHS Secretary's Gold Medal
    Secretary's Exceptional Service Gold Medal[18]
  • DHS Secretary's Silver Medal
    Secretary's Meritorious Service Silver Medal
  • Homeland Security Distinguished Service Ribbon
    Homeland Security Distinguished Public Service Medal[19]
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    Secretary's Award for Valor
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    Secretary’s Unity of Effort Team Excellence Award
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    Secretary's Award for Exemplary Service
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    Secretary's Award for Excellence
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    Secretary's Unit Award
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    Secretary's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diversity Management
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    Secretary's Award for Volunteer Service
DHS Secretary's Gold Medal
DHS Secretary's Silver Medal
Homeland Security Distinguished Service Ribbon
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Commissioners Integrity Award
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    Border Patrol Newton Azrak Award
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    Commissioners Distinguished Career Service Award (Proposed in 2002, Never Authorized)
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    Commissioners Exceptional Service Medal (Proposed in 2002, Never Authorized)
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    Commissioners Meritorious Service Award (Proposed in 2002, Never Authorized)
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    Commissioners Special Commendation Award (Proposed in 2002, Never Authorized)
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    Border Patrol Chief's Commendation (Awarded from 2002–2004)
  • Us2bpgeaa
    Border Patrol Excellence in Group Achievement (Proposed in 2002, Never Authorized)
  • Border Patrol Purple Cross Wound Medal ribbon
    Border Patrol Purple Cross
  • Us2bpaha
    Border Patrol Academy Honor Graduate Medal (Proposed in 2002, Never Authorized)
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    Border Patrol Long Service Medal (Proposed in 2002, Never Authorized)
  • Border Patrol 75th medal ribbon 2a
    Border Patrol 75th Anniversary Medal (No Longer Authorized for Wear)
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Border Patrol Purple Cross Wound Medal ribbon
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Border Patrol 75th medal ribbon 2a

Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • FEMA Distinguished Service Medal
    FEMA Distinguished Service Medal
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    Secretary's Award For Distinguished Public Safety Service (may be awarded by the Attorney General or FEMA Director)
FEMA Distinguished Service Medal
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U.S. Coast Guard

For authorized military awards, visit "Awards and decorations of the United States Coast Guard"

Gold Lifesaving Medal ribbon
Silver Lifesaving Medal ribbon

Civilian Service Awards

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    Commandant's Superior Achievement Award
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    Commandant's Distinguished Career Service Award
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    Coast Guard Civilian Employee of the Year Award
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    Coast Guard Civilian Service Commendational Medal
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    Coast Guard Certificate of Appreciation
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    Coast Guard Official Letter of Commendation
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Public Service Awards

USA - CG DPS
USA - CG MPS
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U.S. Secret Service

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    Director's Award of Valor
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    Director's Lifesaving Award
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    Director's Impact Award
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    Director's Distinguished Service Award
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Transportation Security Administration

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    John W. Magaw Leadership Values Award
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    Gale D. Rossides People First Award
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    Gerardo Hernandez In The Line Of Duty Service Award
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    Distinguished Career Service Award
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Department of the Interior

Honor Awards

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    Distinguished Service Award
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    Meritorious Service Award
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    Unit Award for Excellence of Service
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    Superior Service Award
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    Citizen's Award for Exceptional Service
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    Secretary’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Aviation Safety
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Heroic Act Honor Awards

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    Valor Award
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    Citizen's Award for Bravery
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    Exemplary Act Award
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Other Honor Awards

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    Departmental Unsung Hero Award
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    Secretary's Diversity Award
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    Environmental Achievement Award
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    Award of Merit (Safety)
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    Professional Service Award (Safety)
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    Outstanding Service Award (for Political Appointees)
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    Partners in Conservation Award
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Department of Justice

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    Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor (awarded by the President to public safety officers cited by the Attorney General)
  • USA Federal Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery
    Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery-Federal
  • USA State and Local Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery
    Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery-State and Local
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    Secretary's Award For Distinguished Public Safety Service (may be awarded by the Attorney General or FEMA Director)
  • Attorney General Award for Exceptional Service
    Attorney General's Award for Exceptional Service
  • Attorney General Award for Exceptional Heroism
    Attorney General's Award for Exceptional Heroism
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    Mary C. Lawton Lifetime Service Award
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    William French Smith Award for Outstanding Contributions to Cooperative Law Enforcement
  • Noribbon
    Edward H. Levi Award for Outstanding Professionalism and Exemplary Integrity
  • FBP DSM
    Attorney General's Award for Meritorious Public Service
  • Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service
    Attorney General's Award for Distinguished Service
  • Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement
    Attorney General's Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement
  • Noribbon
    Attorney General's Award for Excellence in Management
  • Noribbon
    Attorney General's Award for Excellence in Information Technology
  • Noribbon
    Attorney General's Award for Excellence in Furthering the Interests of U.S. National Security
  • Noribbon
    Attorney General's Award for Excellence in Legal Support
  • Noribbon
    Attorney General's Award for Excellence in Administrative Support
  • Noribbon
    John Marshall Awards
  • Noribbon
    Attorney General's Award for Outstanding Service in Freedom of Information Act Administration
  • Noribbon
    Attorney General's Award for Fraud Prevention
  • Noribbon
    Attorney General's Award for Outstanding Contributions to Community Partnerships for Public Safety
  • Noribbon
    Attorney General's Award for Outstanding Service by a Federal Wage System Employee
  • Noribbon
    Attorney General's Award for Outstanding Contributions by a New Employee
  • Just Dept Young American
    Young American Award; transferred to the Boy Scouts of America in 1971
ValorRibbon
USA Federal Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery
USA State and Local Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery
Noribbon
Attorney General Award for Exceptional Service
Attorney General Award for Exceptional Heroism
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
FBP DSM
Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service
Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Just Dept Young American

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

  • BATF Distinguished Service r
    ATF Distinguished Service Medal
  • ATF Gold Star r
    ATF Gold Star Medal
  • ATF Medal of Valor r
    ATF Medal of Valor
BATF Distinguished Service r
ATF Gold Star r
ATF Medal of Valor r

Drug Enforcement Administration

Drug Enforcement Agency Purple Heart award

Federal Bureau of Investigation

FBI Star
FBI Medals
FBI Medals
FBI Medals
Noribbon

Federal Bureau of Prisons

  • FBP DSM
    Federal Bureau of Prisons Distinguished Service Medal (Gold Medal)
  • FBP MSM
    Federal Bureau of Prisons Meritorious Service Medal (Silver Medal)
  • Justice Commendable Service Medal
    Federal Bureau of Prisons Commendable Service Medal (Bronze Medal)
FBP DSM
FBP MSM
Justice Commendable Service Medal

Department of State

Honor Awards

USA - DOS Distinguished Service Award
USA - DOS Secretary's Award
DoSAwardforheroism
USA - DOS Award for Valor
USA - DOS Thomas Jefferson
USA - DOS Distinguished Honor Award
Superior Honor Award
DoS MHA
Richard C. Holbrooke Award for Diplomacy ribbon
Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons ribbon
Noribbon

Service Awards

DoS FSHDA
USA - Vietnam Civilian Service Medal
USA - DOS Secretary's Career Achievement Award
DoS JJR

Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

ACDA DHA ribbon
ACDA SHA ribbon
ACDA MHA ribbon

United States Information Agency

(Defunct agency)

ACDA DHA ribbon
ACDA SHA ribbon
ACDA MHA ribbon

Department of Transportation

Sec Transportation Outstanding Achievement Medal ribbon
DOT Meritorious Achievement Award
DOT Superior Achievement Award
DOT Medal for Valor
Guardian Medal ribbon
9-11 Medal ribbon
9-11 Ribbon
Secretary of Transportation Outstanding Unit Award ribbon

Federal Aviation Administration

  • FAA Valor Medal
    FAA Valor Medal
FAA Valor Medal

Maritime Administration

United States Merchant Marine

MMDSM
Merchant Marine Meritorious Service ribbon
MM Outstanding Ach
MM Galant ship
Merchant Marine Mariner's Medal ribbon
MM Combat bar
Merchant Marine Defense ribbon
USA Merchant Marine Atlantic War Zone Medal ribbon
Mediterranean & Middle East War Zone ribbon
Pacific War Zone ribbon
Merchant Marine Victory ribbon
Merchant Marine Korean Service ribbon
Merchant Marine Vietnam Service ribbon
MM Expeditionary

Department of the Treasury

  • Noribbon
    Albert Gallatin Award
  • Noribbon
    Secretary of the Treasury's Distinguished Service Award
Noribbon
Noribbon

Internal Revenue Service

  • Noribbon
    IRS Commissioner's Award
Noribbon

Office of Thrift Supervision

  • Noribbon
    OTS Director's Award for Excellence
Noribbon

American Battle Monuments Commission

  • USA American Battle Monuments Commission Distinguished Service ribbon
    Distinguished Service Service Ribbon
  • USA American Battle Monuments Commission Superior Service ribbon
    Superior Service Service Ribbon
  • USA American Battle Monuments Commission Meritorious Service ribbon
    Meritorious Service Service Ribbon
  • USA American Battle Monuments Commission Commendable Service ribbon
    Commendable Service Ribbon
  • USA American Battle Monuments Distinguished Public Service ribbon
    Distinguished Public Service Service Ribbon
  • USA American Battle Monuments Superior Public Service ribbon
    Superior Public Service Service Ribbon
  • USA American Battle Monuments Meritorious Public Service ribbon
    Meritorious Public Service Ribbon
USA American Battle Monuments Commission Distinguished Service ribbon
USA American Battle Monuments Commission Superior Service ribbon
USA American Battle Monuments Commission Meritorious Service ribbon
USA American Battle Monuments Commission Commendable Service ribbon
USA American Battle Monuments Distinguished Public Service ribbon
USA American Battle Monuments Superior Public Service ribbon
USA American Battle Monuments Meritorious Public Service ribbon

Broadcasting Board of Governors

  • Noribbon
    Distinguished Honor Award
  • Noribbon
    David Burke Distinguished Journalism Award
Noribbon
Noribbon

Environmental Protection Agency

  • Environmantal Protection Agency Exceptional Service Ribbon - type 1
    EPA Gold Medal for Exceptional Service (individual and group)
  • Environmental Protection Agency Superior Service Ribbon (Silver) 2
    EPA Silver Medal for Superior Service (individual and group)
  • USA - EPA Commendable Service Award
    EPA Bronze Medal for Commendable Service (individual and group)
  • Environmental Protection Agency Distinguished Service Ribbon
    EPA Distinguished Career Service Award
  • Noribbon
    Paul G. Keough Award for Administrative Excellence
  • Noribbon
    Glenda A. Farmer Award for Exemplary Technical Support
  • Noribbon
    Trudy A. Speciner Non-Supervisory Award for Advancing Environmental Protection
  • Noribbon
    President's Environmental Youth Award[4]
Environmantal Protection Agency Exceptional Service Ribbon - type 1
Environmental Protection Agency Superior Service Ribbon (Silver) 2
USA - EPA Commendable Service Award
Environmental Protection Agency Distinguished Service Ribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon

General Services Administration

  • Noribbon
    GSA Design Excellence Award in Federal Architecture
  • Noribbon
    Travel & Relocation Excellence Award
  • Noribbon
    GSA Gold Star Award for Excellence in Implementing the Federal Computers for Learning Program (Executive Order 12999)
  • Noribbon
    Miles Romney Achievement Award for Innovation in Personal Property Management
  • Noribbon
    Bob Baker Fleet Manager of the Year Awards program
  • Noribbon
    GSA Federal Aviaton Program Awards program
  • Noribbon
    GSA Achievement Award for Real Property Best Practices and Innovation
  • Noribbon
    GSA Federal Mail Best Practices Awards program
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)’s most prestigious honor awards are approved by the NASA administrator and presented to carefully selected individuals or groups of individuals, either government and non-government, who have distinguished themselves by making outstanding contributions to the agency’s mission.[20]

Early NASA references to award criteria grouped many awards into equal positions in the order of precedence. Beginning in 1965, references to the order of precedence were dropped from regulations regarding specific awards. The current order of precedence for NASA medals is:[21][22]

CongSpaceRib
NasaDisRib
NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal
NASA Outstanding Leadership Ribbon
USA - NASA Outstanding Service Medal
NASA Outstanding Public Leadership Medal ribbon
USA - NASA Excep Rib
NASAPSM
NASA Exceptional Bravery Ribbon
NASA Exceptional Engineering Medal
NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Ribbon
NASA Outstanding Technology Achievement Ribbon
NASA Equal Opportunity Ribbon
Nasa admin award rib
NASAEAM
NASA Exceptional Public Achievement Medal ribbon
NASA Early Career Achievement Medal ribbon
NASA Silver Achievement Medal ribbon
Noribbon
SpaceFltRib

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Antarctica Service Medal ribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon
Noribbon

Office of Personnel Management

  • OPM-MSM
    OPM Meritorious Service Medal
OPM-MSM

Selective Service System

  • SSS Distinguished Service
    Selective Service System Distinguished Service Medal
  • SSS Exceptional Service
    Selective Service System Exceptional Service Medal
  • SSS Meritorious Service
    Selective Service System Meritorious Service Medal
  • SSS WWII Service
    Selective Service System World War II Service Medal
SSS Distinguished Service
SSS Exceptional Service
SSS Meritorious Service
SSS WWII Service

President's Council on Year 2000 Conversion

  • Y2K Conversion Medal
    Y2K Service Medal
Y2K Conversion Medal

United States Agency for International Development

USAID DHA ribbon
USAID SHA ribbon
USAID MHA ribbon

References

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  2. ^ http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/services/awards_presidential.html Presidential Awards for Leadership in Federal Energy Management
  3. ^ http://www.preserveamerica.gov/presidentialaward.html Preserve America Presidential Awards
  4. ^ a b http://www.epa.gov/peya/ President's Environmental Youth Awards
  5. ^ "The Award". Presidentialserviceawards.gov. Retrieved 2015-12-21.
  6. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on February 24, 2009. Retrieved 2014-08-29.
  7. ^ a b c "Intelligence Community Directive Number 655" (PDF). February 9, 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 10, 2012. Retrieved July 1, 2012.
  8. ^ CIA web page, Medals of the CIA Archived October 13, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
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  12. ^ "US Army Civilian Personnel Online". December 2, 2008. Archived from the original on July 22, 2011. Retrieved December 11, 2010.
  13. ^ McChrystal, Stanley A. "CJCSI 1100.01C Joint Staff Military and Civilian Awards Program" (PDF). Defense Technical Information Center. Retrieved 28 September 2013.
  14. ^ "MER: Awards Index Department of the Army Honorary Awards for DA Employees". Archived from the original on November 1, 2007. Retrieved September 9, 2007.
  15. ^ "US Army Civilian Personnel Online". December 2, 2008. Archived from the original on November 15, 2012. Retrieved September 14, 2012.
  16. ^ http://humancapital.doe.gov/pers/SecretaryBodmanMemo.pdf DOE Secretary Awards Program
  17. ^ SuperTracker will be discontinued on June 30, 2018.
  18. ^ "The Secretary's Awards 2015". United States Department of Homeland Security. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  19. ^ "DHS Distinguished Public Service Medal". Department of Homeland Security. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  20. ^ McCann, Mike (November 2008). "Agency Honor Awards". Archived from the original on July 16, 2009. Retrieved July 14, 2009.
  21. ^ Bender, James and Strandberg, John E. The Call Of Duty (expanded edition) January 1, 2005, p. 487.
  22. ^ "Agency Honor Awards". NASA Awards. NASA. Retrieved 30 May 2018.

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