Esprit de Corps
Awarded to a member of the crew, semi-annually, who has shown great pride in their membership to our community and has expressed it in participation, motivating others, and being a great example of why our community is so special. This award is based on nominations from the membership and Starfleet Command. Nominations shall be held in January and June and then announced the following month. Members must have served United Earth Starfleet for at least three months time to be eligible for nomination. The Director of Public Affairs will track nominations and conduct a community vote for this award.
Community Support Award
Awarded to any person who has greatly supported United Earth Starfleet regardless of membership status. This award may be awarded at the discretion of any Starfleet Command member. The awardee must have contributed in such a way that the organization must have benefited greatly in a gain of members, readers, or content that otherwise would not have been available.
Letter of Commendation (CSO)
Awarded at the discretion of the Chief of Starfleet Operations to a member of the community for an action that has assisted the community or staff in a manner that recognition is due. This award may only be awarded by the Chief of Starfleet Operations and nominations will not be accepted.
John H. Glenn Pioneer Award
In Memory of John H. Glenn (18 JUL 1921 – 8 DEC 2016) this award has been created to signify a pioneering moment in United Earth history by members of the crew. This award shall be awarded by Starfleet Command to the entire crew of a unit on a mission that is pioneering in nature. These events could be a first contact, discovering new organisms, or a major scientific discovery reached only because of the efforts of the crew.
John H. Glenn was a pioneering NASA Astronaut, United States Senator, and a Colonel in the United States Marine Corps. Colonel Glenn was highly decorated with many military honors including the Congressional Space Medal of Honor for which this award has been imaged after. COL Glenn was a veteran of the Korean War and also served in the US Army Air Corps. during World War II.
This award shall be awarded by Starfleet Command by the nomination of the Unit’s Commanding Officer, Starfleet Command, or a member of the Canon Council.
Letter of Commendation (CO)
Awarded at the discretion of a Unit’s Commanding Officer to a member of their crew for an action that has assisted the community or staff in a manner that recognition is due. This award may only be awarded by the Unit’s Commanding Officer and nominations will not be accepted.