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  Civilian Stories
An Army veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars, Eason serves as a licensed engineer and assistant to the chief, Engineering-Construction Division at the Seattle District of the Army Corps of Engineers.
As a civilian, he served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm assisting the Kuwaiti government.
In 1998, he was awarded the NAACP Benjamin L. Hooks Keeper of the Flame National Award in 1998 for his significant contributions to the promotion of civil rights and work in the area of equal opportunity.
www4.army.mil /ocpa/civilianstories   (1016 words)

  Outstanding Civilian Service Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Outstanding Civilian Service Award is the third highest honor the United States Department of the Army can bestow upon a civilian.
Eligible recipients include any individual (except Army civilian employees who are eligible for Army honorary awards, military personnel, or Army contractors), Federal Government officials at the policy development level, and technical personnel who serve the Army in an advisory capacity or as consultants.
The Secretary of the Army or a major commander may award this medal for outstanding service that makes a substantial contribution or is of significance to the major Army command concerned.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Outstanding_Civilian_Service_Award   (175 words)

Awards may be monetary, non-monetary, or honorary and include, but are not limited to, employee incentives which are based on predetermined criteria such as performance goals, productivity standards, award formulas, or payout schedules.
Awards may be granted at any time, provided the employee has demonstrated high-level performance over a sustained period of time and has a performance rating of record of "Acceptable".
Suggestion awards are cash awards paid to employees who identify an improvement in the quality of operations, a cost reduction opportunity, or an improvement in the timeliness of service delivery that results in tangible or intangible benefits to the U.S. government which are adopted, in whole or in part, for implementation.
www.manpower.usmc.mil /portal/page?_pageid=278,2010414&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL   (615 words)

 Civilian Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The other awards are the Meritorious Civilian Service Award, Superior Civilian Service Award, Commander's Award for Civilian Service and Achievement Medal for Civilian Service, said William Fanelli, a spokesman for the assistant secretary of the Army for manpower and reserve affairs.
Other DA awards for which both soldiers and DA civilian employees are eligible are the monetary awards for suggestions, and for inventions and scientific achievements, Fanelli said.
Civilians can collect cash awards in conjunction with the five honorary awards when the award is given for bravery.
www.army.mil /soldiers/may95/p26.html   (1019 words)

 Awards and decorations of the United States government - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 capactiy, 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.
The following is a selection of civilian awards which are presently issued by the U.S. government.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Awards_and_decorations_of_the_United_States_government   (143 words)

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Time Off Award Employees may be granted up to 80 hours of time off during a leave year without charge to leave or loss of pay as an award for achievements or performance contributing to the Army mission.
Meritorious Civilian Service Award The Meritorious Civilian Service Award is the second highest Department of the Army honorary award, and may be granted by the Secretary of the Army or a major commander.
Civilian Award for Humanitarian Service The Civilian Award for Humanitarian Service recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves by meritorious direct “hands-on” participation in act or operation of a humanitarian nature directly to an indiviual or groups of individuals.
www.bragg.army.mil /www-cpo/Awards/awards.doc   (611 words)

 Liberty Fleet Awards
Although civilian characters are eligible for Starfleet awards, Starfleet characters are not eligible for civilian awards.
Awarded to a civilian character when promotion to Lieutenant (jg) would normally be given.
Awarded to a civilian character when promotion to Captain or a would normally be given.
www.liberty-fleet.com /core/awards.html   (568 words)

 Dr George Joseph Awarded India's Civilian Award and Premier Remote Sensing Award
The award was bestowed on Dr George by HE K R Narayanan, President of India at an Investiture Ceremony held at New Delhi on March 25, 1999.
The Padma Bhushan was awarded in recognition of Dr George's contribution to the development of the Indian EO programme — specifically his leadership and vision in the development of the imaging payloads for the IRS series of satellites and the INSAT VHRR.
The Bhaskara Award, the highest award of the Society, was bestowed on Dr George at the ISRS Annual Convention held in Bangalore in January, 1999.
www.isprs.org /publications/highlights/highlights0402/indianaward.html   (491 words)

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These honorary awards are unique in that in addition to recognizing outstanding scientific, technical, or managerial achievement, nominees serve as examples to other women and students looking to move beyond what are considered traditional roles for women.
The General Creighton W. Abrams Medal: awarded annually to the individual or organization contributing most significantly to the advancement of the US Army during the period ending 30 Jun. Award will not be made to a nominee whose only contribution was incident to assigned duties as a uniformed member or civilian employee of the Army.
This award is given for outstanding individual or team contributions by soldiers or civilian employees for the timely, efficient, and economical acquisition of quality supplies and services.
www.wsmr.army.mil /Garrison/docs/directorates/awardspam.doc   (8252 words)

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Award recommendations for the Academic Divisions (non faculty, civilian or military) must be chopped by the appropriate Department Head, Division Director, and the Academic Dean and Provost.
Check that repeat awards contain the phrase "Gold Star in Lieu of...," that the awarding authority (Secretary of the Navy or the President) is used with the correct award level, and that ranks are completely spelled out.
Awarded to a member of the Armed Forces of the United States or a friendly foreign nation who distinguishes himself/herself by exceptionally meritorious conduct in performing outstanding service.
www.nadn.navy.mil /OfficerPersonnel/Awardins.new   (1842 words)

 USAREUR Public Affairs News Release
The civilian equivalent of the Distinguished Service Medal, the DECS is the highest award granted by the Secretary of the Army to career civilian employees.
The award is granted by the Secretary of the Army to acknowledge civilian employees and private citizens who perform an act of heroism or sacrifice, with voluntary risk of personal safety in the face of danger either on or off the job.
Awards will be made only to recognize single acts of heroism or bravery and will not be made in recognition of activities or conflict with an armed enemy.
www.hqusareur.army.mil /htmlinks/Press_Releases/2005/Sep2005/26Sep2005-01.htm   (699 words)

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The CAA follows the Exemplary Civilian Service Award in precedence and should be considered as the civilian equivalent to the Air Force Achievement Medal.
Provide a copy of the approved award nomination to the individual’s servicing civilian personnel flight to ensure the data records and official personnel folder are appropriately updated.
The award elements (stock #8455-01-4967146) are not expected to be available in the supply chain until CY2003.
www.hill.af.mil /civpers/permiss/emr/ER/achievement.doc   (336 words)

 Class of 1951 Civilian Faculty Award for Excellence in Research - Faculty Excellence Awards - Faculty Information - ...
The Civilian Faculty Award for Excellence in Research is presented annually to the civilian faculty member at the Naval Academy who has exhibited the highest quality continued scholarly achievement through research.
The award consists of two plaques, one awarded to the individual and one placed on permanent display at the Naval Academy.
The results of this research have furthered the accomplishments of the Naval Academy's mission by assisting the intellectual development of midshipmen and, additionally, have significantly increased the fund of knowledge in his or her field of scholarship.
www.usna.edu /acdean/facultyinfo/facultyawards/research.html   (150 words)

 Locate Colonie Police   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
A Civilian Award may be given by the Chief of Police to a civilian who has rendered assistance to the Colonie Police Department contributing to a better police-community relationship.
The Command Recognition Award is presented to a member, who in the line of police duty performs a task in an exemplary manner thereby displaying alertness, efficiency and dedication to duty.
The Distinguished Service Award is presented yearly to a member of the department who in the course of his or her duties and while interacting with peers, supervisors and the public, displays exceptional dedication to their profession and to the department.
www.colonie.org /POLICE/awards.html   (120 words)

This letter may be awarded for any unusual achievement or performance not meeting the criteria for a cash or honorary award but deemed sufficiently significant to be made a matter of record.
It is awarded by the Commander, for noteworthy achievement that is of a lesser degree than that recognized by the Commander's Award.
Civilian Award for Humanitarian Service: This DA award is for humanitarian service(s).
www.spd.usace.army.mil /incentiveawards.html   (1266 words)

 Third Army/ARCENT/CFLCC - Civilian Employee Guidance
Civilian employees are subject to the area of operation (AOR) “chain of command” and any applicable general orders, policies, and procedures.
Civilians who leave the AOR without proper authorization will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including, possible removal from federal service.
The primary grooming standard for civilian employees is that grooming will not interfere with the health and safety of the individual or others in the performance of their duties.
www.arcent.army.mil /CivEmpGuide/index.asp   (2937 words)

 AWARD CEREMONY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Awards are based upon nominations that are made throughout the year by the police and fire departments.
The Grand Cordon Citation was awarded for those persons whose efforts provided leadership in a cited action and for the high level of competence that they brought to this investigation.
The Unit Citation was awarded for a team effort by members who distinguish themselves, under extraordinary circumstances, in the protection of life and property.
www.fultonpd.com /award_ceremony.htm   (4292 words)

 Wear of the Uniform
Awards may be worn at the option of the wearer when not prohibited during normal duty hours and may also be worn on the appropriate uniforms when offduty (See para 28-4.) Personnel are encouraged to wear authorized awards on the class A service, dress, and mess uniforms.
Awards may be worn by all soldiers on the class B uniform at the wearer's option during duty hours and when off duty.
Awards given by a jurisdiction inferior to the Federal Government are not authorized for wear on the Army uniform except as specified below.
www.americal.org /awards/wearing.htm   (995 words)

 Hilltop Times - Civilian Achievement Award approves for Air Force use
Johnson's idea for the new award has been approved by the Army's Institute of Heraldry, the approving authority for all medals of all the services, and should be available for presentation late this summer, said Shirley Lambert, deputy chief of civilian personnel for Air Force Materiel Command.
Lambert said the dies and hubs for the medal, which accompany the award, were approved Jan. 11 and "historically, it takes six months from the initial bid process to have a medal set available in the supply system."
Johnson conceived the idea for a Civilian Achievement Award late last year and the task of researching the project and seeing it through to fruition eventually fell to Capts.
www.hilltoptimes.com /story.asp?edition=53&storyid=1318   (651 words)

 George Cross (GC) Database - Highest civilian gallantry award
As in the case of Island of Malta in 1942 and the award to the Royal Ulster Constabulary in 1999, the decoration may be awarded collectively.
A posthumous award was made in 1992 to Sergeant Stewart Guthrie of the New Zealand Police, who displayed bravery and courage attempting to apprehend a gunman in the town of Aramoana.
Eighthly: It is ordained that the award of the George Cross shall entitle the recipient on all occasions when the use of such letters is customary, to have placed after his or her names the letters "G.C.".
www.gc-database.co.uk /decoration.htm   (1723 words)

 Information regarding Performance and Awards are provided here
Recognizing civilian employees with incentive awards is probably the most flexible management tool you have as a manager.
Effective use of awards requires consideration of the nature of the contribution and the needs and interests of the employees.
Awards should only be granted where fully deserved, to those who meet the criteria, and with full explanation as to the accomplishments being recognized.
www.lee.army.mil /cpac/General/Awards.htm   (446 words)

 Welcome to CongressionalGoldMedal.com: Exclusive information on the congressional medal, medal histories, biographies, ...
The first award is the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor - more commonly known as the Congressional Gold Medal - the nation's highest and most distinguished civilian award.
Major General Zachary Taylor was awarded this special distinction three times: in 1846, 1847, and 1848.The medal has been awarded to individuals and groups from all walks of life.
It was originally awarded to military leaders for achievement in battle, but became a civilian medal after the Medal of Honor was instituted.
www.congressionalgoldmedal.com   (604 words)

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The Distinguished Civilian Service award is the highest honor given by the Secretary of Defense to career civilian personnel of the department.
The award is presented in an annual ceremony to a small number of DoD civilian employees whose careers reflect exceptional devotion to duty and extremely significant contributions of broad scope to the efficiency, economy or other improvement in DoD operation.
The award is based on employee contributions during one year only to encourage the nomination of employees at all levels of responsibility and seniority who may not have the opportunity to compile a myriad of accomplishments in a position, but who have made significant and lasting contributions with department-wide impact during a specific period.
www.ftmeade.army.mil /SoundOFF/Archives/SO2002/Mar21/html/03-21News-Award.htm   (609 words)

 Bob Dole Receives DOD Highest Civilian Award - April 29, 1998
WASHINGTON (April 29) -- Former U.S. Senator and Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole was awarded the Department of Defense's highest civilian award Wednesday in a military ceremony at Fort Myer in Arlington, Va.
The award was presented by Defense Secretary William Cohen and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Ralston (U.S. Air Force).
The award and ceremony were to honor the 74-year-old Dole "for his years of service to the department," both as a soldier in World War II and as a longtime member of Congress who was supportive of the Defense Department, according to U.S. Army Colonel Richard Bridges.
www.cnn.com /ALLPOLITICS/1998/04/29/dole.dod/index.html   (178 words)

 Exemplars of Civilian Service (5/25/04)
Serving the Department of Defense's uniformed and civilian leadership for more than 30 years in a broad range of executive capacities, Charles P. Nemfakos upon his retirement in 2002 was the senior civil service official in the Department of the Navy.
By the time he retired in 1980, Ernest Simpson's awards and honors were legion, most notably the Exceptional Civilian Service Award, the highest honorary award a civilian employee in the Air Force can receive.
As the acknowledged civilian career leader and foremost authority of the legal component of the Department of Defense, Leonard Niederlehner exemplified the highest standards of government service and conduct in the performance of his invaluable functions.
www.govexec.com /dailyfed/0504/052504g1a.htm   (1826 words)

 Monroe worker earns top civilian award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
To be considered for the award, an employee must be nominated by their supervisor and referred to an Army board for a final selection process.
A few things that Ward and her staff did to get recognized were: building human resource programs for TRADOC civilian employees, influencing the direction the Army was taking with Army-wide programs and participating in programs related to the National Security Personnel System, BRAC and civilian leadership development.
Hiring and training personnel in the civilian workforce is also one of the many things that Ward and her staff do on a daily basis.
tradoc.monroe.army.mil /casemate/stack/041406ward.htm   (448 words)

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