Crew Awards

Tour of Duty: Deep Space Tour of Duty: Deep Space
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission in Deep space.
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Tour of Duty: Federation Space Tour of Duty: Federation Space
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission in the heart of Federation space.
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Tour of Duty: Klingon Empire Tour of Duty: Klingon Empire
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Klingon space.
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Tour of Duty: Romulan Star Empire Tour of Duty: Romulan Star Empire
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Romulan space.
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Tour of Duty: Tholian Assembly Tour of Duty: Tholian Assembly
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Tholian space.
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Tour of Duty: Gorn Hegemony Tour of Duty: Gorn Hegemony
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Gorn space.
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Tour of Duty: Breen Confederacy Tour of Duty: Breen Confederacy
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Breen space.
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Tour of Duty: Ferengi Alliance Tour of Duty: Ferengi Alliance
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Ferengi space.
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Tour of Duty: Dominion Tour of Duty: Dominion
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Dominion space.
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Tour of Duty: Mirror Universe Tour of Duty: Mirror Universe
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission to cross over into the Mirror Universe.
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<font color=#4C9DBA>Commissioning ribbon</font> Commissioning ribbon
Awarded to all individuals that actively participate in a ship’s Shakedown Mission.

NOTE: This award has since been decommissioned. It is only now awarded on special situations in regards to returning characters.
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<font color=#CD1B1B>Good Conduct Ribbon</font> Good Conduct Ribbon
This ribbon is awarded to individuals that consistently demonstrate the qualities of a true Starfleet Officer, both on and off duty, as determined by the Commanding Officer or First Officer.
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Advancement Ribbon Advancement Ribbon
Awarded to individuals that pass a ship-based course of study as established by the Commanding Officer, be it inter-departmental training, phaser or combat training, or specialized departmental training.
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Civilian Contribution Ribbon Civilian Contribution Ribbon
In recognition of the great elements a civilian who lends great support and contribution to the ship.
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Air Medal Air Medal
Awarded for exemplary service while piloting a craft or ship.
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Purple Heart Purple Heart
A Purple heart is awarded to officers and enlisted members of Starfleet who suffered a serious combat related injury in the line of duty.
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Team Dynamics Team Dynamics
Awarded to crewmembers that shows considerable talent in working with other crewmembers to create a winning or effective plan or scheme that helps the starship or crew in some way.
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Excellence in Marksmanship Excellence in Marksmanship
Defense of the Federation and her Allies requires action. Proficiency with firearms is a valued skill and this ribbon is to recognize those individuals who prove exceptional in their use.
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Nancy Drew Sleuth Nancy Drew Sleuth
Awarded to a character that during a Mystery storyline. This award is given to an individual to recognize his or her ability to research, theorize, and investigate a mystery with realistic and compelling research and investigative skills.
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Unsung Hero Unsung Hero
For recognition of supporting actions of a character. While heroism is often recognized, the silent and ever ready support crew can be overlooked. This award if for those who are always there to back up another, and their support makes the real difference when the heat is on.
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Bronze Star Bronze Star
Officers who put themselves in grave danger by going far beyond the normal call of duty qualify for this medal. Examples would be protecting a group of trapped/injured persons from enemy aggression; staying behind to ensure that the rest of the unit gets to safety and are not followed.

NOTE: To achieve this award, the person nominated cannot simply be following their superior's orders. They must volunteer to carry out such acts.
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<font color=#CD1B1B>Captain's Honor</font> Captain's Honor
Awarded to crewmembers deemed worthy by the Commanding Officer.

NOTE: This award is to be awarded by the ONLY the Commanding Officer. It is meant to recognize a crewmember's outstanding in character actions.
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<font color=#CD1B1B>Commander's Honor Award</font> Commander's Honor Award
Awarded to crewmembers deemed worthy by the First Officer.

NOTE: This award is to be awarded by the ONLY the First Officer. It is meant to recognize a crewmember's outstanding in character actions.
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<font color=#CD1B1B>2nd Officer's Honor Award</font> 2nd Officer's Honor Award
Awarded to crewmembers deemed worthy by the Second Officer.

NOTE: This award is to be awarded by ONLY the Second Officer. It is meant to recognize a crewmember's outstanding in character actions.
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Academy Ribbon Academy Ribbon
Awarded to an individual that successfully passes Cadet Training. Verifiable proof of completion must be presented to merit this award.

EXAMPLE: Any character who has graduated from Starfleet Academy will receive this.
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Academy Honors Ribbon Academy Honors Ribbon
Awarded to an individual that successfully passes Cadet Training with honors. Verifiable proof of completion must be presented to merit this award.

EXAMPLE: Any character who has graduated from Starfleet Academy with honors will receive this ribbon.
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Carl Rogers Citation for Compassion Carl Rogers Citation for Compassion
Awarded for excellence in the Counselling field. Named for renowned psychologist Carl Rogers, the father of personal psychotherapy, this citation is given to the character who has shown compassion and skill with patients, helping them deal with and overcome their difficulties.

NOTE: A detailed description is required to qualify for this award. Please provide the url/link to a Counselor's post from which you are basing this nomination.
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Clara Barton Nursing Ribbon Clara Barton Nursing Ribbon
Awarded for excellence in the Medical field through Nursing. Named in honor of famous nurse, Clara Baton, founder of the American Red Cross, this citation is given to the character who has shown compassion and skill with patients, helping them deal with and overcome their difficulties while assisting doctors.

NOTE: A detailed description is required to qualify for this award. Please provide the url/link to a Nurse's post from which you are basing this nomination.
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Chancellor Gorkon Peace Chancellor Gorkon Peace
This award is given to individuals that play a key role in establishing peace between two or more conflicting parties. Chancellor Gorkon played a vital role in the Khitomer Accords. Any character that plays a key role in the peaceful resolution of a major conflict is eligible for this award.

NOTE: A detailed description of the role played by the character is required in addition to a link to the url of the post that you believe merits this award.
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Cross of Valor Cross of Valor
Awarded for extraordinary bravery in the heat of battle. Awarded for extraordinary act(s) of heroism not justifying the award of a Medal of Honor; The act or acts of heroism must have been so notable and have involved risk of life so extraordinary as to set the individual apart from his or her comrades.

NOTE: A detailed description of the event is required. Also, please provide a link/url to the posts that you believe merits this award.
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Departmental Distinction: Command Departmental Distinction: Command
Awarded to an individual that serves with distinction in the Command Departments. (Includes Command, Strategic Operations and Flight Control). Characters eligible for this award consistently demonstrate dedication and a high level of ability in the Command Department.

NOTE: A detailed description of the character’s merits is required.
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Departmental Distinction: Marine Corps Departmental Distinction: Marine Corps
Awarded to an individual that serves with distinction in the marine department (including marine ground forces and marine aviation). Characters eligible for this award consistently demonstrate dedication and a high level of ability in the marine departments.

NOTE: A detailed description of the character's merits is required.
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Departmental Distinction: Diplomatic Departmental Distinction: Diplomatic
Awarded to an individual that serves with distinction in the Diplomatic Department. Characters eligible for this award consistently demonstrate dedication and a high level of ability in the Diplomatic Department.

NOTE: A detailed description of the character’s merits is required.
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Departmental Distinction: Intelligence Departmental Distinction: Intelligence
Awarded to an individual that serves with distinction in the Intelligence Department. Characters eligible for this award consistently demonstrate dedication and a high level of ability in the Intelligence Department.

NOTE: A detailed description of the character’s merits is required.
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Departmental Distinction: Sciences Departmental Distinction: Sciences
Awarded to an individual that serves with distinction in the Science Department (Including Science, Medical and Counseling). Characters eligible for this award consistently demonstrate dedication and a high level of ability in the Science Departments.

NOTE: A detailed description of the character’s merits is required.
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Departmental Distinction: Technological Services Departmental Distinction: Technological Services
Awarded to an individual that serves with distinction in the Technological Service Departments (Includes Engineering and Operations). Characters eligible for this award consistently demonstrate dedication and a high level of ability in the Technological Service Departments.

NOTE: A detailed description of the character’s merits is required.
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Departmental Distinction: Security & Tactical Departmental Distinction: Security & Tactical
Awarded to an individual that serves with distinction in the Security & Tactical Departments (Security and Tactical). Characters eligible for this award consistently demonstrate dedication and a high level of ability in the Security and Tactical Department.

NOTE: A detailed description of the character’s merits is required.
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Engineering & Operations Development Engineering & Operations Development
Awarded to Engineering and/or Operations personnel who make a significant engineering or operations development. This award is given to any individual working in or with the Engineering or Operations departments who makes a significant new development in the field of engineering or operations, such as a new design for the engines, a new type of technology, etc.


NOTE: A detailed description of the incident is required.
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Enigma Ribbon of Excellence Enigma Ribbon of Excellence
Awarded to an individual who has shown prowess in the field of intelligence, by uncovering a spy, obtaining vital information for the Federation, protecting someone from an assassination attempt et cetera.

NOTE: Sample posts or links to posts are required.
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Desert Fox Order of Tactics Desert Fox Order of Tactics
This award is presented to an individual who plays a key part in developing new tactics while in ground combat. The Desert Fox Order of Tactics is named after Erwin Rommel, who earned the nickname of Desert Fox for his innovative use of a numerically inferior force as Commander of the Afrika Korps (Yes, that is actually spelled correctly), World War II.

NOTE: Sample posts are required or a link to posts are required.
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Humanitarian Aide Recognition Humanitarian Aide Recognition
Awarded to an individual that helps relieve the suffering of others. This award recognizes the efforts of an individual that helps relieve the suffering of a group of people in desperate need of assistance. Helping a society rebuild their community after a devastating disaster or arranging for shipments of food to a community suffering from a famine are two examples.

NOTE: A detailed description of the incident and/or link to the post(s) are required.
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Horatio Nelson Citation Horatio Nelson Citation
Awarded for developing a new ship-to-ship maneuver. Named after Horatio Lord Nelson, the creator of the pall mall tactic that won the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, the Horatio Nelson Citation commends an individual who came up with a brilliant tactical maneuver in ship-to-ship combat that is worthy of recognition.

NOTE: Sample posts and/or post(s) are required.
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Francis Drake Citation Francis Drake Citation
Awarded for outstanding ship-to-ship maneuvers and combat skills against the odds. Named after Sir. Francis Drake, English explorer, navigator, turned pirate. This award is in recognition for the 1855 defeat of the Spanish Armada. Drake was vice admiral in command of the English fleet (under Lord Howard of Effingham) when it overcame the Spanish Armada that was attempting to invade England in 1588. As the English fleet pursued the Armada up the English Channel in closing darkness, Drake broke off and captured the Spanish galleon Rosario, along with Admiral Pedro de Valdés and all his crew.

NOTE: Sample posts and/or links to post(s) are required.
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Flying Cross Flying Cross
Awarded to individuals that display courage and bravery in combat while piloting a ship, support craft or starfighter.

NOTE: A detailed description of the incident or post(s) are required.
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Deanna Troi Hail Mary of Flying Deanna Troi Hail Mary of Flying
Awarded to crewmembers who take the helm of the starship or hop into the pilot's seat of a shuttle craft in emergency and extreme situations when no other more skilled pilots are around. This award if specially designed for those Oh Shiiit! moments that happen every so often. Hopefully, this is never awarded at the expense of our fine Nebula-class starship.

NOTE: Please provide a link to and description of the situation or event that you believe merits this award.
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<font color=#FAFF50>The Grumpy Tribble </font> The Grumpy Tribble
This, "The Grumpy Tribble" award is given to the most sour-face crewmember, one who scowls and grunts the most and has shown signs of having trouble fitting in with the rest of the crew of Valiant. This award is strictly in character and does not reflect on the out of character writer.

NOTE: Please provide urls/links to a post or posts that you believe merit a character for this award.
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First Contact First Contact
Awarded to any individual that actively participates in a First Contact encounter.

NOTE: A detailed description of the incident and/or a link to posts are required.
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Medical Discovery Medical Discovery
Awarded to Medical personnel who make a medical discovery. This award is given to any individual working in or with the Medical department who makes a significant new discovery in the field of medicine, such as a new disease, a new treatment, etc.

NOTE: A detailed description of the incident is required.
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Scientific Discovery Scientific Discovery
Awarded to Science personnel who make a scientific discovery. This award is given to any individual working in or with the Science department who makes a significant new discovery in the field of science, such as a star system, a new lifeform, a new element, etc.

NOTE: A detailed description of the incident is required.
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Prisoner of War Ribbon Prisoner of War Ribbon
Awarded to any individual held captive by an enemy force for a period of at least 14 days.

NOTE: A detailed description of the incident is required.
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<font color=#FAFF50>Timberlake Sex ribbon</font> Timberlake Sex ribbon
A special award given to characters who are bringing sexy back, and who don't know how to act.
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<font color=#FAFF50>Extremely Awesome Extra Terrestrial</font> Extremely Awesome Extra Terrestrial
This award recognizes and extremely awesome alien character.
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Bridge Commander Certification Bridge Commander Certification
This award denotes any and all Starfleet or Provisional personnel who have successfully completed the Bridge Commander's Examination. This addresses crewmembers with the rank of Commander or above.

NOTE: To earn this award, you must present a sample writing or a link to a post in which your character takes the examination. You may write a flashback post in order to address this.
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Starfleet Academy Command Course Starfleet Academy Command Course
Awarded to an individual that successfully passes Command Training while at Starfleet Academy or sometime afterwards through continuing education. This award is applicable to Command, Strategic Operations, and Flight Control personnel.

NOTE: Verifiable proof of completion must be presented through writing to merit this award.
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Starfleet Academy Command Course Honors Starfleet Academy Command Course Honors
Awarded to an individual that successfully passes with flying colors and excellence in Command Training while at Starfleet Academy or sometime afterwards through continuing education. This award is applicable to Command, Strategic Operations, and Flight Control personnel.

NOTE: Verifiable proof of completion must be presented through writing to merit this award.
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Darwinian Citation Darwinian Citation
The Darwinian Citation is given to characters who dare to be bold with their minds, and who tend to think outside of the box. This award is awarded to an individual character that comes up with an original idea during a mission.

NOTE: Sample Posts or links/url to the post or posts used to merit this award are required.
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<font color=#FAFF50>Cupid's Arrow</font> Cupid's Arrow
Awarded for establishing a meaningful romantic relationship, either with another character or an NPC.

NOTE: Please provide a description of the couple or why you feel they are deserving of this. Please feel free to provide additional information such as cited writing in which the couple full on display the depth of their romance.
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Arthur Conan Doyle Arthur Conan Doyle
Awarded to an individual that develops a Mystery storyline. This award is given to an individual to recognize their ability to develop and execute a realistic and compelling mystery as a plot or subplot, and makes excellent use of his or her character(s) in this plot.
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<font color=#FAFF50>Paris-Kim Friendship Ribbon</font> Paris-Kim Friendship Ribbon
Awarded to individuals that develops a convincing and meaningful friendship between two or more characters. This friendship is one that has been evident for a while, and continues to strengthen through the ups and downs. This award was named in honor of the great friendship between two unlikely friends on Star Trek: Voyager.

NOTE: Please remember that this award is for platonic friendships, not romantic relationships. Those qualify for the Cupid Award instead.
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<font color=#FAFF50>Funny Bone Ribbon</font> Funny Bone Ribbon
Awarded to an individual that writes humorous posts. This award recognizes the ability of an individual that finds the lighter side of daily life in Starfleet and writes humorous and entertaining posts in a believable manner.

NOTE: Please provide a description of a situation in which this writer and their character produced humor that was exceptionally well written, well placed, and completely stole the scence.
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<font color=#FAFF50>Quark & Odo Rivalry Ribbon</font> Quark & Odo Rivalry Ribbon
Awarded to individuals that develop a convincing and ongoing playful yet respectable rivalry with each other's character. If you are considering nominating someone for this award, please think about seven seasons of Deep Space Nine, and what Quark and Odo brought to the screen.

NOTE: This should be a rivalry that has been brewing and written out through several posts. Please provide support for this award by citing sources of this rivalry in action.
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<font color=#FAFF50>Shut Up Wesley ribbon</font> Shut Up Wesley ribbon
This award is reserved for very special characters and extreme situations for writers to be recognized for their annoying characters or moments of character annoyance.
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<font color=#FAFF50>Melinda Snodgrass Measure of a Man ribbon</font> Melinda Snodgrass Measure of a Man ribbon
Awarded to an individual that demonstrates exceptional writing skills with a non-human species or hybrid.

This award recognizes superior writing ability for an alien character who struggles to fit in, thirsting to understand humanity and what it is to be human. The writer is to be recognized for their character's wrestling with an understanding of humanity.
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<font color=#FAFF50>Diane Duane Citation for Excellence in Writing</font> Diane Duane Citation for Excellence in Writing
Awarded to an individual that demonstrates exceptional writing skills.

This award recognizes superior writing ability. The individual goes beyond proper punctuation and spelling, making their posts enjoyable to read and easy to follow while advancing the storyline in a believable manner.
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<font color=#FAFF50>B'Elanna Torres Treknobabble Commendation</font> B'Elanna Torres Treknobabble Commendation
This award is given to commend writers of characters in any and all departments for their outstanding use of nonsensical technology words and use of star trek language to produce writing so confusingly authentic that it seems as though it came right out of a script. Awarded to players who work treknobabble into their posts, making the fantastic sound believable. Whether in the engineering or science fields, treknobabble ranges from Heisenberg compensators in transporters to polywater intoxication in medicine. When reading a post, the word protomatter just sounds a lot more Trek than the term red matter ever will.
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<font color=#FAFF50>Bard Citation for Beautiful Literature</font> Bard Citation for Beautiful Literature
This award is given to writers with character who are not just well written, but also well researched, and are quite beautifully spoken.
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Gold Crown of Fantastic Writing Gold Crown of Fantastic Writing
This award will be first enacted December 2015.
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Silver Crown of Distinguished Writing Silver Crown of Distinguished Writing
The Silver Crown of Distinguished Writing is awarded every December to one writer who is distinguishable and honorable, a writer who is worth noting for their skills in the craft. The Silver Crown is runner up to the Gold Crown, but is higher placed than the Bronze Crown. This award will be first enacted December 2015.
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Bronze Crown of Wonderful Writing Bronze Crown of Wonderful Writing
This award will be first enacted December 2015.
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<font color=#CD1B1B>Spirit of Valiant</font> Spirit of Valiant
The Spirit of Valiant award is given to writer and their character(s) who unites the crew and often the most spirited of the crew. In a way, this person shows signs of boosting morale of the crew.

NOTE: This award is different than the Valiant's Crew Choice award in that:
1. It is decided upon by the Commanding Officer, First Officer, and Second Officer.
2. It can be awarded to more than one writer/player at a time
3. It is awarded either monthly or bi-monthly depending on the progression of the simm.
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<font color=#CD1B1B>Expanded Universe ribbon</font> Expanded Universe ribbon
The Expanded Universe ribbon is given to writers who have put their creative minds to excellent use in creation and further development of a new species. This award recognizes the time and effort required to develop a new species for use on Valiant. This includes appearance, society, culture, technology and any other information that helps others use the species in a believable way.

NOTE: This award is recognize originality in creation of a species. Thoughts and ideas should be original to the creator, not a borrowed species from outside of Star Trek. Though influences are perfectly acceptable.
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<font color=#CD1B1B>Recruitment Ribbon</font> Recruitment Ribbon
Awarded for successfully recruiting someone to the USS Valiant. This is awarded to an individual that actively recruits new members to the USS Valiant. The recruited individual(s) must have remained on the Valiant for a period of at least 3 months for this award to be received.
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Valiant's Crew Choice Valiant's Crew Choice
The Valiant's Crew Choice award is a very special award. It is strictly decided by the crew through nominations for the award. There should only be one nomination per writer/player on Valiant, and the award will be given out a couple times a year. When nominating someone for this award, you should be evaluating and reflecting on the characters that they have created, the writing that they have done with the characters, the devotion that put into these characters, and how essential that they have made themselves. This award may be given to anyone who has been a part of the crew, regardless of time spent or post count.
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6 Months Ribbon 6 Months Ribbon
The 6 Months (Half-Year) Ribbon is awarded to each member who remains an active and involved member of this simm and it's operations for 6 Months.
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1 Year Ribbon 1 Year Ribbon
The 1 Year Ribbon is awarded to each member who remains an active and involved member of this simm and it's operations for a whole year.
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