Crew Awards

LEVEL ONE AWARDS LEVEL ONE AWARDS
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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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Air Medal Air Medal
Awarded for exemplary service while piloting a craft or ship.
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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.
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Captain’s Honor Award Captain’s Honor Award
Awarded to individuals deemed worthy by the Commanding Officer.
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Character Development Ribbon Character Development Ribbon
Awarded to an individual that develops their character in a believable manner over a series of posts.
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Civilian Contribution Ribbon Civilian Contribution Ribbon
In recognition of the great elements a civilian player character lends to the game in character.
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Commissioning Ribbon Commissioning Ribbon
Awarded to all individuals that actively participate in a ship’s Shakedown Mission.
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Crew's Choice Award Crew's Choice Award
Awarded to an individual as determined by the ship’s crew.
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Cupid Award Cupid Award
Awarded for establishing a meaningful romantic relationship, either with another character or an NPC.
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Distinguished Newcomer Award Distinguished Newcomer Award
This award is given to any new player that distinguishes themselves and makes themselves known to the other members of the ship.
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Distinguished Volunteer Award Distinguished Volunteer Award
Awarded to an individual that volunteers their spare time to help the sim and/or the Fleet in a significant way, such as designing graphics for use on the site or helping with site maintenance.
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Doyle Mystery Award Doyle Mystery Award
Awarded to an individual that develops a Mystery story-line.
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Duane Ribbon Duane Ribbon
Awarded to an individual that demonstrates exceptional writing skills.
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Friendship Ribbon Friendship Ribbon
Awarded to an individual that develops a convincing and meaningful friendship with another character or NPC. (Romantic relationships qualify for the Cupid Award instead)
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Funny Bone Award Funny Bone Award
Awarded to an individual that writes humorous posts.
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Good Conduct Ribbon Good Conduct Ribbon
This ribbon is awarded to individuals that consistently demonstrate the qualities of a Starfleet Officer, both on and off duty, as determined by the Commanding Officer.
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Improvement Award Improvement Award
Awarded to an individual that shows a marked improvement from the previous month.
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Longevity Ribbon Longevity Ribbon
Awarded for serving on the same ship for a period of 6 consecutive months.
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Longevity Ribbon - 1 Year Longevity Ribbon - 1 Year
Awarded for serving on the same ship for a period of 12 consecutive months.
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Longevity Ribbon - 2 Years Longevity Ribbon - 2 Years
Awarded for serving on the same ship for a period of 2 consecutive years.
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Longevity Ribbon - 3 Years Longevity Ribbon - 3 Years
Awarded for serving on the same ship for a period of 3 consecutive years.
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Longevity Ribbon - 4 Years Longevity Ribbon - 4 Years
Awarded for serving on the same ship for a period of 4 consecutive years.
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Longevity Ribbon - 5 Years Longevity Ribbon - 5 Years
Awarded for serving on the same ship for a period of 5 consecutive years.
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Longevity Ribbon - 6 Years Longevity Ribbon - 6 Years
Awarded for serving on the same ship for a period of 6 consecutive years.
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Longevity Ribbon - 7 Years Longevity Ribbon - 7 Years
Awarded for serving on the same ship for a period of 7 consecutive years.
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Longevity Ribbon - 8 Years Longevity Ribbon - 8 Years
Awarded for serving on the same ship for a period of 8 consecutive years.
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Longevity Ribbon - 9 Years Longevity Ribbon - 9 Years
Awarded for serving on the same ship for a period of 9 consecutive years.
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Longevity Ribbon - 10 Years Longevity Ribbon - 10 Years
Awarded for serving on the same ship for a period of 10 consecutive years.
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Longevity Ribbon - 11 Years Longevity Ribbon - 11 Years
Awarded for serving on the same ship for a period of 11 consecutive years.
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Longevity Ribbon - 12 Years Longevity Ribbon - 12 Years
Awarded for serving on the same ship for a period of 12 consecutive years.
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Marksmanship Award Marksmanship Award
For recognition of firearm abilities.
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Mission Development Ribbon Mission Development Ribbon
Awarded to an individual that is instrumental in developing the current mission through quality, easy to understand posts.
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Non-Player Character Award Non-Player Character Award
Awarded for the detailed creation of Non-Player Characters.
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Player of the Month Award Player of the Month Award
Awarded to an individual that goes above and beyond what is expected of them.
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Purple Heart Purple Heart
Awarded to an individual seriously injured in the line of duty.
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Recruitment Ribbon Recruitment Ribbon
Awarded for successfully recruiting someone, and that recruit remain with the sim for 3 months.
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Rivalry Ribbon Rivalry Ribbon
Awarded to an individual that develops a convincing and heated rivalry with another character or NPC.
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Teamwork Award Teamwork Award
Awarded to the crew member that shows considerable talent in working with other crewmembers to create a winning plot line worthy of the vessel's reputation.
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Tour of Duty: Borg Tour of Duty: Borg
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission with the Borg.
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Tour of Duty: Breen Tour of Duty: Breen
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Breen space.
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Tour of Duty: Cardassian Tour of Duty: Cardassian
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Cardassian space.
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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 : 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: Federation Tour of Duty: Federation
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission in the heart of Federation space.
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Tour of Duty: Ferengi Tour of Duty: Ferengi
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Ferengi space.
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Tour of Duty: Fluidic Space Tour of Duty: Fluidic Space
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Fluidic space.
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Tour of Duty: Gorn Tour of Duty: Gorn
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Gorn space.
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Tour of Duty: Klingon Tour of Duty: Klingon
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Klingon space.
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Tour of Duty: Kzinti Tour of Duty: Kzinti
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission with the Kzinti.
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Tour of Duty : Mirror Universe Tour of Duty : Mirror Universe
Awarded to all individuals that participate in a mission in a Mirror Universe.
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Tour of Duty: Romulan Tour of Duty: Romulan
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Romulan space.
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Tour of Duty: Tholian Tour of Duty: Tholian
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission inside Tholian space.
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Tour of Duty: Time Tour of Duty: Time
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an authorized mission that travels in time.
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Treknobabble Commendation Treknobabble Commendation
Awarded to players who work treknobabble into their posts, making the fantastic sound believable.
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Unsung Hero Award Unsung Hero Award
For recognition of support actions in character.
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Warrior's Soul Award Warrior's Soul Award
For writing believable and exciting battle posts.
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LEVEL TWO AWARDS LEVEL TWO AWARDS
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Academy Ribbon Academy Ribbon
Awarded to an individual that successfully passes Cadet Training.
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Academy Ribbon with Honors Academy Ribbon with Honors
Awarded to an individual that successfully passes Cadet Training with honors.
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Carl Rogers Citation for Compasson Carl Rogers Citation for Compasson
Awarded for excellence in the Counselling field.
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Chancellor Gorkon Peace Award Chancellor Gorkon Peace Award
This award is given to individuals that play a key role in establishing peace between two or more conflicting parties.
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Command Academy Ribbon Command Academy Ribbon
Awarded to an individual that successfully passes Command Training.
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Command Academy Ribbon with Honors Command Academy Ribbon with Honors
Awarded to an individual that successfully passes Command Training with honors.
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Cross of Valor Cross of Valor
Awarded for extraordinary bravery in the heat of battle.
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Dedication Cross Dedication Cross
For selfless dedication of one's time to help the sim and the other players, both in and out of character
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Departmental Distinction Award: Command Departmental Distinction Award: Command
Awarded to an individual that serves with distinction in the Command Departments. (Includes Command, Strategic Operations and Flight Control.)
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Departmental Distinction Award: Marine Departmental Distinction Award: Marine
Awarded to an individual that serves with distinction in the marine department (including marine ground forces and marine aviation).
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Departmental Distinction Award: Science Departmental Distinction Award: Science
Awarded to an individual that serves with distinction in the Science Department. (Including Science, Medical and Counseling)
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Departmental Distinction Award: Service Departmental Distinction Award: Service
Awarded to an individual that serves with distinction in the Service Departments. (Includes Engineering, Security, Tactical and Operations.)
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Departmental Distinction Award: Support Departmental Distinction Award: Support
Awarded to an individual that serves with distinction in the Support Departments. (Includes Intelligence, Diplomatic, Starfleet Aviation.)
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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. (Sample posts are required.)
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Engineering Development Award Engineering Development Award
Awarded to Engineering personnel who make a significant engineering development.
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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. (Sample posts are required.)
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First Contact First Contact
Awarded to any individual that actively participates in a First Contact encounter. (A detailed description of the incident is 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. (A detailed description of the incident is required.)
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Horation Nelson Citation Horation Nelson Citation
Awarded for developing a new ship-to-ship maneuver.
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Humanitarian Award Humanitarian Award
Awarded to an individual that helps relieve the suffering of others.
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Humboldt Award Humboldt Award
Awarded to an individual that creates a new species.
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Instructor's Ribbon Instructor's Ribbon
Awarded to any individual that serves as an instructor in the Academy for a period of at least 3 months.
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Joint Service Ribbon Joint Service Ribbon
Awarded to all individuals that participate in an approved mission involving two or more sims.
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Matt Jefferies Volunteer Award Matt Jefferies Volunteer Award
Awarded to those working out of character to keep the websites going, do graphics work or write recruiting ads, without whom our games would not go very far.
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Medal of Honor Medal of Honor
Presented to individuals who show self-sacrifice, heroism, and courage despite almost certain death in the service of the United Federation of Planets.
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Medical Discovery Award Medical Discovery Award
Awarded to Medical personnel who make a medical discovery.
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Nemesis Award Nemesis Award
For the development of a convincing adversary.
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Original Thinking Award Original Thinking Award
Awarded to an individual that comes up with an original idea during a mission. (Sample Posts are required.)
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Pour le Mérite Pour le Mérite
A player who demonstrates supreme posting quality and quantity, finds ways to involve their character(s) meaningfully into the main plot and side stories and often involves other players in joint posts shall be eligible for this award.
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POW Ribbon POW Ribbon
Awarded to any individual held captive by an enemy force for a period of at least 14 days. (A detailed description of the incident is required.)
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Scientific Discovery Scientific Discovery
Awarded to Science personnel who makes a scientific discovery.
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Skald Award Skald Award
Players who exhibit excellence in storytelling and who use beautiful language to entertain not just the writers of the posts but also the readers, are eligible for this award. Also, posts must be written with near flawless spelling and grammar.
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LEVEL THREE AWARDS LEVEL THREE AWARDS
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Unit of Distinction - Bronze Unit of Distinction - Bronze
Given monthly to the sim in Theta Fleet that shows the third highest level of activity, crew participation and posting quality.
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Unit of Distinction - Silver Unit of Distinction - Silver
Given monthly to the sim in Theta Fleet that shows the second highest level of activity, crew participation and posting quality.
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Unit of Distinction - Gold Unit of Distinction - Gold
Given monthly to the sim in Theta Fleet that shows the highest level of activity, crew participation and posting quality.
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Fleet Player of the Month Award Fleet Player of the Month Award
Awarded to an individual that goes above and beyond what is expected of them as nominated by the sims CO & determined by the Admiralty.
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Fleet Post of the Month Award Fleet Post of the Month Award
Awarded to the individuals that participated in the post, as nominated by the Commanding Officer & determined by the Admiralty.
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Fleet Writer of the Month Award Fleet Writer of the Month Award
Awarded to an individual who's writing exceeds what is expected of them, as nominated by the Commanding Officer & determined by the Admiralty.
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Admiral's Choice Award Admiral's Choice Award
Awarded to an individual or sim who stand above and beyond the other sims in one specific area in a given month.
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Website Award - Banner Website Award - Banner
The Banner of a ship site is important for attracting new members. This award is given twice a year to the ship that has the best Banner as determined by the Admiralty.
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Website Award - Main Page Website Award - Main Page
The Main Page of a ship site is important for attracting new members. This award is given twice a year to the ship that has the best Main Page as determined by the Admiralty.
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CO of the Quarter CO of the Quarter
Awarded quarterly to honor the Commanding Officer deemed worthy by the Admiralty.
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Picard CO of the Year Picard CO of the Year
Awarded in January of each year to honor the Commanding Officer deemed worthy by the Admiralty.
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Spock XO of the Year Spock XO of the Year
Awarded in January of each year to honor the Executive Officer deemed worthy by the Admiralty.
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Fleet Player of the Year Fleet Player of the Year
Awarded in January of each year to honor the Player deemed worthy by the Admiralty.
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Theta Fleet Sim of the Year Theta Fleet Sim of the Year
Awarded in January of each year to honor the Sim deemed worthy by the Admiralty.
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Obsidian Fleet Awards Obsidian Fleet Awards
Awards earned by crewmembers while the sim was a member of Obsidian Fleet
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Expeditionary Medal Expeditionary Medal
Awarded for participation in a simulation’s first mission.

The Expeditionary Medal is awarded to all crewmembers who have participated in the majority of the first Operational mission of their simm (including the Commanding Officer). This award cannot be granted to participants in a Restricted Independent Operational mission.


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Heart of a Tiger Heart of a Tiger
Awarded to the crew member that writes supreme battle posts, making their posts enjoyable and exciting to read in the heat of battle.
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Joint Service Commendation Joint Service Commendation
Awarded to StarFleet or StarFleet Marine Corps personnel who participate in a joint mission with other simms.

While no sample posts are required, a general overview of the mission is required - along with acknowledgement of the other ship, or ships, which participated.
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Kzinti Campaign Medal Kzinti Campaign Medal
Sim only Award: This award is presented to those crew members that served on board the USS Achilles during the Kzinti War Mission.
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Medal of Honor Medal of Honor
This medal is awarded for the showing of bravery and valor in the heat of combat.

Recipients of this Medal can serve in any department. Sample posts are required.
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Meritorious Newcomer of the Month Meritorious Newcomer of the Month
This award will be given to the newcomer that makes themselves known and puts in the most effort to make their character a valuable addition.
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Obsidian Fleet Service Citation Obsidian Fleet Service Citation
Awarded to a member of the crew who has served with the ship for at least 6 months. This award is non-cumulative.
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Obsidin Fleet Merit of Time Served Obsidin Fleet Merit of Time Served
Awarded to crew members who have served on the ship for one year. This award is non-cumulative.
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Obsidian Fleet Gold Service Merit Obsidian Fleet Gold Service Merit
Awarded to crew who have served on the same vessel for at least two years.
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Plot Development Citation Plot Development Citation
For developing the current plot line and making it original and unexpected yet not unbelievable.
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Purple Heart Purple Heart
Awarded to personnel who are injured in the line of duty.
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Rose Award Rose Award
Awarded to the crew member that has made significant "romantic" character advancements.
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Tactical Superiority Award Tactical Superiority Award
Presented to individuals who play a major role (or even solely) develop new tactics and/or combat manuevers while in ship-to-ship combat; not to be confused with the hand-to-hand award, which is similar.

These must prove to be very efficient and worthy of much attention. An example would be the Picard Maneuver. Sample posts are required.
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Task Force CO of the Quarter Task Force CO of the Quarter
Distributed Quarterly, this award recognizes the efforts put forth by a Commanding Officer; as recognized by his fellow crewmembers, Task Group CO and - ultimately - Task Force CO.

Nomination and selection for this award results from a cooperative effort from the Task Force in question - or the Awards department should the Task Force CO/XO be selected for nomination. While highly detailed citation is not required, it is encouraged to accompany the nomination.

** Discontinued ** Still displayed for previous recipients
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Ten Year Anniversary Award Ten Year Anniversary Award
In observance of Obsidian Fleet's ten year anniversary, all currently active players as of July 29th, 2011 are hereby recognized for their dedication, loyalty and service to the Fleet.

This award will be a one-time only honor, granted to all active characters on July 29th, 2011, and thereafter retired. The purpose of the award is not only to mark the special date, but also to acknowledge the people that have made this Fleet what it is - the players - by giving them a small token of appreciation.
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Training Badge Training Badge
For completing and passing a course of study.
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Tour of Duty: Klingon Tour of Duty: Klingon
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the sim to the borders or interior regions of Klingon space.
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Tour of Duty: Kzinti Tour of Duty: Kzinti
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the sim to the borders or interior regions of Kzinti space.
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Tour of Duty: Romulan Tour of Duty: Romulan
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the sim to the borders or interior regions of Romulan space.
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Unit Award of Merit - Bronze Unit Award of Merit - Bronze
For Exemplary Service by a SIM as recognized by the Unit's TGCO.

This Award is handed out monthly on a basis of Merit. One Unit from each Task Group will be recognized for their over-all participation and posting quality.
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Unit Award of Merit - Silver Unit Award of Merit - Silver
For Exemplary Service by a SIM as recognized by the Unit's TFCO.

This Award is handed out monthly on a basis of Merit. One Unit from each Task Group will be recognized for their over-all participation and posting quality.
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Unit Award of Merit - Gold Unit Award of Merit - Gold
For Overall Exemplary Service by a SIM as recognized by Awards Department.

This Award is handed out monthly on a basis of Merit. One Unit over all will be recognized for their over-all participation and posting quality.
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