The Task Force 31 Individual Awards are non-annual awards which means the awards listed below can be submitted at anytime during the calendar year. These awards are for individual members assign to chapters associated with Task Force 31.
MEDAL OF HONOR
Criteria – This award is given to a member who nearly looses or risks losing his/her life in an act of rescue and/or giving aid and assistance. When recommending this award,
please explain in as much detail exactly what the person(s) did, when and give any extra details you can give.
Ribbon Description – Dark Blue with 3 4 pointed stars device
MEDAL OF VALOR
Criteria – For saving or assisting in saving a life or lives with little or no risk. An example would be giving someone CPR, rendering first aid, or assisting in a lifesaving effort. Include any documentation and/or testimonial.
Ribbon Description – Teal Green
NOTE: These two awards do not apply to those who have an occupation that regularly invokes risk. The exception is when the member performs an act of heroism and/or rescue above while off-duty.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE STAR
Criteria – This award recognizes a member’s hard work on a project or activity, or special assignment that results in a major benefit for TF31.
Ribbon Description – Turquoise
TASK FORCE BADGE OF MERIT
Criteria – For members who engaged activities related to a TF31 chapter, the region or the Fleet (or on their way to or from such an event), and incur-ring an injury serious enough to REQUIRE professional medical attention should be noted for such. When recommending this award, please explain exactly what happen to the person(s) and give any extra details you can give.
Ribbon Description – Light Purple
FALLEN CREWMEMBER DECORATION
Criteria – If the deceased had a distinctive record of activity and involvement in TF31, this may include a 1-grade promotion. The ribbon will be included with the certificate, so that it may be presented to the family of the deceased; and with their permission, the ribbon may be laid with the deceased. If a promotion was given by the CO or RC, the appropriate promotion certificate may be included with the certificate and the optional ribbon. If the crewmember’s membership expired, and the time lapse was thirty (30) days or less, is eligible for this award.
Ribbon Description – Violet
OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD
Criteria – Awarded to a member who unselfishly and repeatedly assists charities and causes (excluding personal monetary donations) on an ongoing or regular basis.
Ribbon Description – Peach
TASK FORCE COMMENDATION
Criteria – For annual recognition of a member who has performed his/her duty with marked distinction; or has headed or been involved in a project or activity bringing about significant distinction for his/her department, ship, or Region.
Ribbon Description – Brown
STARFLEET GOOD CONDUCT AWARD
Criteria – The Good Conduct Award is a 5-year tour marker. For a STARFLEET member IN GOOD STANDING. A 24 hour lapse of STARFLEET membership will result in the time in service clock to be reset to the effective date of the membership renewal and the previous time is lost.
Ribbon Description – White, 5 Year designation is a bronze star device, 10 Year designation is a silver star device, and 15 Year designation is a gold star device.
“NEW FRONTIER” AWARD
Criteria – TF31 recognizes that promoting today’s space program may help to bring about a “Star Trek” – like future. Members and units, who avidly keep abreast of and help educate and inform members and the public about the space program, are recognized with this award.
Ribbon Description – Cream
TASK FORCE ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT
Criteria – TF31 members and chapters who help make people aware about keeping our planet clean, or avidly take part in environmental clean up projects or make members and the public aware, or who keeps abreast of environmental issues, receive this award.
Ribbon Description – Pale Blue
MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD
Criteria – This award is meant to help motivate involvement of young STARFLEET members up to age 18. Those who distinguish themselves by their participation and/or perform their assigned duty with zeal may annually earn this award. Please include a list of accomplishments.
Ribbon Description – Light Green
ADMIRAL PIKE ORDER OF MERIT
Criteria – The award recognizes TF31 personnel who have completed a tour of honorable service in their respective Armed Services. To qualify the individual must have completed at least one enlistment tour of duty or 3 consecutive years as an Officer.
Ribbon Description – Red, White and Blue with a gold delta shield device
PHOENIX RISING AWARD
Criteria – This award is given to those TF31 personnel who have faced life threatening adverse health situations and lived to tell about it.
Ribbon Description – Reddish Orange with a silver delta shield device