Federation Fleet Merit Awards

Fleet-Merit-Awards

 

 

Karagite Order of Heroism

Awarded to IFT personnel who have saved the life of another being, at grave risk to their own safety or well-being. Emergency personnel while on duty are excluded From this award. (I.E. Doctors, Nurses, Fire Dept. Police Officers, etc).

Citation for Gallantry

– Awarded to IFT personnel who perform a heroic deed despite personal risk. Once again, on duty emergency personnel are excluded from this award

 

Citation of Valor

Awarded to IFT members who perform a heroic deed without risk to their own life

Lifetime Achievement Award

Awarded for outstanding contributions and dedication to the ideals of Star Trek and IFT on an international, national, GEO, or chapter level

Matt Haines Award (National Disaster Relief)

Awarded to IFT personnel aiding or assisting in a confirmed disaster

Local Disaster Relief

Same criteria as Matt Haines Award except confines to a local community relief effort

Black Hawk Award

Given to the chapter that responds to a disaster in the role of non-personnel support

Good Conduct

Awarded to IFT personnel who demonstrate exemplary conduct in a three year period

Prentares

Consecutive awards designated with a numeral. Given for each year of service to IFT

Headquarters Staff

– This ribbon is worn to designate only those personnel assigned to IFT headquarters. (I.E. Fleet Admiral, Admiral of Operations, Federation Academy, GEO Commanders, etc.)

Command Staff

– This ribbon is worn to designate Commanding and Executive Officers of active IFT chapters or GEO’s

Starcross

– This ribbon is worn by Department Heads aboard an active IFT chapter

IFT Member of the Year

Awarded to the IFT member that displays exemplary performance during the year, and serves as the model IFT member

Ship of the Year

Award is given to the chapter that best represents the ideals and philosophies behind “Star Trek” and IFT. This award is given by IFT with the Chapter Commander having the final say as to which members of his/her chapter are eligible to wear the award

Rookie Ship of the Year

Award is given to the chapter that best represents the ideals and philosophies behind “Star Trek” and IFT. This award is given by IFT with the Chapter Commander having the final say as to which members of his/her chapter are eligible to wear the award,  however only chapters sanctioned during the previous year are eligible… The award is offered in the same manner as the Ship of the Year

GEO of the Year

This award is given to the IFT GEO Commander who has done the best job of organizing and administering his/her GEO. The winner is determined by the Chief of Staff. Only the winning GEO staff and the Chapter Commanders within the GEO are eligible to wear this award.

Babel Award

Award is given to the chapter that best represents the ideals and philosophies behind “Star Trek” and IFT. This award is given by IFT with the Chapter Commander having the final say as to which members of his/her chapter are eligible to wear the award,
however this award is given to the Non-USA Ship of the Year

Khitomer Outpost

Award is given to the chapter that best represents the ideals and philosophies behind “Star Trek” and IFT. This award is given by IFT with the Chapter Commander having the final say as to which members of his/her chapter are eligible to wear the award,
however only Non-USA chapters sanctioned during the previous year are
eligible… The award is offered in the same manner as the Babel Award

Zefram Cochran

This award presented to the internet chapter that best represents the philosophies and ideals of IFT and “Star Trek”

Dedication to the Dream

Awarded to Chapters that completes charity work or community service work during the year

IFT Honor Roll

The top ten percent of IFT’s ship compliment would be placed on the IFT Honor Roll

IFT Heraldic Legion

Given to the chapter who publishes the most outstanding newsletter or chapter website during the previous year. Only the chapter’s newsletter or web team staff is eligible to wear this ribbon

Outstanding Recruiting

This award is given to the chapter who recruits the highest number of members in a given year. This is a one-time award and is dated. Approval by the IFT Administration by the chapter enlistment records

Most Improved Chapter

Given to the chapter that shows the most improved morale in a given year. Examples are increased meetings, socials, fundraisers or events, contact and participation in IFT functions. Given by IFT, GEO Commanders, and/or Chapter Commanders

Academy Award of Merit

This award is given to any member of IFT who receives a perfect score on an IFT sponsored correspondence course

School of Command

Awarded for completion of all the Academy tests categorized under Command

School of Science

Awarded for completion of all the Academy tests categorized under Science

School of Alien Cultures

Awarded for completion of all the Academy tests categorized under Alien Cultures

School of Diplomacy

Awarded for completion of all the Academy tests categorized under Diplomacy

School of Engineering Technology

Awarded for completion of all the Academy tests categorized under Engineering Technology

School of Federation History

Awarded for completion of all the Academy tests categorized under Federation History

Chapter Member of the Year

This award is issued by the Chapter Commander to a member that best represents the ideals and philosophies of “Star Trek”, IFT, and the local chapter during the previous year 

Outstanding Cadet of the Year

Issued under the same criteria and Chapter Member of the Year, however only those members with “Cadet” appendage are eligible

Graham Award

Awarded to the ship whose Captain files a monthly report on time each month

Centarian Heraldic Legion

Given by the GEO Commander to the chapter that publishes an outstanding newsletter during the previous year. Only one chapter per GEO per year is eligible… Only the newsletter staff is eligible to wear this award

Meritorious Service, Member

Given to IFT personnel who conduct themselves in an admirable fashion under circumstances of extreme stress or trial while in service of the fleet.

Meritorious Service, Chapter

Same criteria as “Member” award, but pertaining to the performance of the chapter as a group. Awarded by GEO command only

Commendation for Service, Member

Issued at the discretion of anyone from Chapter Commander and up, to any member who goes above and beyond the call of duty, or who displays outstanding loyalty or contributions during a single activity on the Fleet or chapter level

Commendation for Service, Cadet

Issued at the discretion of anyone from Chapter Commander and up, to any member who goes above and beyond the call of duty, or who displays outstanding loyalty or contributions during a single activity on the Fleet or chapter level, however only those members with “Cadet” appendage are eligible

 

Commendation for Service, Chapter

Issued under the same criteria as the “Member” award, but pertaining to the performance of the chapter operating as a group. Awarded by GEO command only 

 

Dedication to the Chapter

Given by the chapter commander once a year to those members who meet the following criteria. Attending 95% of all meetings and away missions

 

Good Fellowship

Given by an IFT member to a fellow member. For recognition of personal sacrifice when helping the person in need. Example would be going out of their way to pick a person and transporting. This would take place on more than one occasion

 

Midshipman

Awarded to an IFT Cadet for recognition of the Cadet status during their time as a cadet the lamp of knowledge is worn while the IFT Member is a cadet and the torch is worn after cadet status 

 

The Stolen Valor Act of 2005 was signed into law by the United States of America Congress on December 20, 2006 making it a crime to buy, sell, mail, import, or export any military decoration approved by Congress. As such the International Federation of Trekkers Inc. will not use any award ribbon that is used by the United States Military.

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