|Medals Bracket ||Ribbon Bracket ||Description of Reception ||Approved by: |
| || ||Congressional Medal Of Honor: |
Awarded for Great Heroism Beyond the call of Duty!
|Awarded for at least 4 Kills during a time of war against a superior force. Must be approved by a committee consisting of all flag officers by board |
| || ||Navy Cross: |
Awarded for Heroism beyond the call of Duty
|Awarded for at least 4 kills during a time of war. Must be approved by all flag officers by board. |
| || ||Defense Distinguished Service Medal: |
Awarded for the defense of the United States
|Awarded to those who put their lives on the line for a HVU, or for actions preventing attacks on CONUS. Approval by all flag officers by board |
| || ||Distinguished Service Medal |
Awarded to those who Go above and Beyond the Call of duty, with great personal risk.
|Awarded for 3 kills against a superior force and for being placed on the 400 kill Board. Approved By All flag officers by board. |
| || ||Silver Star: Awarded for those who go above the call of duty in support of actions against foreign forces. ||Awarded for those who make the 300 kill mark, receive 5 kills in one game, or superior action that benefited the USVN for a campaign (2 kills min.) |
Approved by VCNO/CNO.
| || ||Legion of Merit: |
awarded to those for exceptional acts of courage during a time of war, or actions which benefited the US substantially during peace time.
|Awarded for 4 kills in one game against a superior force, or responsible for causing serious damage to the enemy's capabilities (1 kill min.). Also awarded for 200 kill mark. |
Awarded by VCNO/CNO
| || ||Bronze Star: Awarded for acts of exceptional courage and for successful prosecution of an enemy during a time of war. ||Awarded for destroying at least 1 submarine in combat, or 3 successful AI kills in war. awarded also for 100 kill mark. |
Awarded by Fleet Commanders
| || ||Purple Heart |
For receiving injuries during a time of crisis
|Awarded to those who were KIA or injured (submarine damage) |
Awarded by Fleet Commanders
| || ||Meritorious Service commendation Award |
Awarded for acts of bravery which contributed to the enhancement of a battle.
|Awarded for at least 1 AI kill, or for supportive actions with Allied units in a time of war which resulted in a kill. |
Awarded By fleet commanders.
| || ||Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal |
For actions of superior Achievement within the fleet
|awarded for Superior performance within the fleet. must have at least 900 points to receive award. in one month, or by group Directive. |
| || ||Navy/Marine Corps Achievement medal |
for actions of achievement set above the standards of the normal routine.
|Awarded for 600 points within a months period of time, or set forth by the Squadron commanders and Approved by the Group Commanders. |
| || ||Combat Action Ribbon |
Awarded for being in a combat zone
|For voluntarily fighting a war ( wars are not required to be taken place by each individual) against a foreign force |
| || ||Presidential Unit Citation |
Awarded to individual Units for acts of Bravery
|For conducting operations Vital to mission success with the possibility of Unit Endangerment. |
Awarded by CNO/VCNO
| || ||Navy Unit Commendation |
Awarded to commands for superior efforts in combat effectiveness
|Awarded to the Highest Point total in a period of 3 Months (quarterly). Competition is both individual, and unit based |
Awarded by VCNO
| || ||Meritorious Unit Commendation |
Awarded to commands with superior effort in combat readiness
|Awarded to the highest point total within ALL of the USVN. |
Awarded by SUBPAC/SUBLANT
| || ||Battle "E" Ribbon |
Awarded to the Units which over a period of time received the highest marks within their Squadron
|Awarded monthly to the best Squadron quarterly, and awarded to the best Sub within a (GRP/SQD) depending upon size. |
Awarded by GRP CDRS
| || ||Good Conduct Award |
Given to those who have shown great discipline and strength while in the service over a period of time.
|Awarded for those who at least retain 300 points quarterly. Awarded by GRP CDRS |
| || ||National Defense Service Medal |
Awarded to those who served within a period of combat
|Awarded to all personal who are promoted to ENS |
| || ||Armed Forces Service Medal |
Awarded to those who supported front-line units in one way or another
|Awarded to the unit that conducts the most training to New personal within 1 Qtr. |
| || ||Sea Service Deployment Ribbon |
Awarded to those who go out to sea for an extended period of time.
|Awarded to all personal who maintain 600 points quarterly. |
| || ||SSBN Deterrent Pin |
Awarded to those who have gone alert with an SSBN unit for a particular amount of time
|Awarded to those who conduct at least 1 deterrent Trident run during war time, or at least 6 SSBN missions Quarterly |
| || ||Combat Patrol Pin |
Awarded to those who have gone to combat on a successful patrol against the enemy
|Awarded to those units who survived an entire war with at least 2 missions against a foreign adversary. |
| || ||DSRV Qualification pin |
Awarded to those within the DSRV units after qualification.
|Awarded to personal who have at least conducted 5 DSRV missions successfully |
| || ||Submarine Qualification Pin: |
Awarded to those who have successfully succeeded in on-board submarine quals to the abilities set forth by the CO
|Awarded to those who reach the 10 mission mark. |
| || ||Command-at-sea insignia. given to all officers in charge of a major combatant unit within the USN ||Given to all squadron commanders within the USVN |
| || ||Joint Chiefs of Staff Insignia. Awarded to all personal who are in the JCoS ||given to all deciding members within the USVN which have the power of voting within the USVM as a whole |