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Awards and Recognition for Members

Auxiliarists receive many forms of awards and recognition for their training, service and accomplishments. Flotillas, Divisions and Districts have their own awards and all Auxiliarists may be awarded the medals and/or ribbons listed below.

Those auxiliarists with prior military service may wear their federal ribbons and medals in addition to the Auxiliary medals and ribbons on their uniforms.

Auxiliarists who have obtained Qualifications may wear the appropriate device. Auxiliarists with prior military service may wear their previous service devices in accordance with the uniform standards.

Auxiliarist who completed the Operational Auxiliarist program may wear the AUXOP device.(pictured)

Coast Guard Auxiliary AuxOP device

Auxiliarists who serve on the National Staff may wear the National Staff Badge.(pictured)

Coast Guard Auxiliary National Staff Badge

Coast Guard Auxiliary Distinguished Service MedalCoast Guard Auxiliary
Distinguished Service Medal
LEGION OF MERITLegion of Merit GUARDIAN MEDALGuardian Medal AUXILIARY PLAQUE OF MERITAuxiliary Plaque of Merit COAST GUARD AUXILIARY MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDALAuxiliary Meritorious Service Medal MEDAL OF OPERATIONAL MERITMedal of Operational Merit AUXILIARY COMMENDATION MEDALAuxiliary Commendation Medal TRANSPORTATION 911 MEDALTransportation 911 Medal AUXILIARY ACHIEVEMENT MEDALAuxiliary Achievement Medal AUXILIARY COMMANDANT LETTER OF COMMENDATIONAuxiliary Commandant Letter of Commendation AUXILIARY SUSTAINED SERVICE AWARDAuxiliary Sustained Service Award COAST GUARD PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATIONCoast Guard Presidential Unit Citation DHS OUTSTANDING UNIT AWARDDHS Outstanding Unit Award SECRETARYS OUTSTANDING UNIT AWARDSecretary’s Outstanding Unit Award COAST GUARD UNIT COMMENDATIONCoast Guard Unit Commendation COAST GUARD MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATIONCoast Guard Mertorious Unit Commendation COAST GUARD MERITORIOUS TEAM COMMENDATIONCoast Guard Mertorious Team Commendation COAST GUARD AUXILIARY EXCELLENCE E RIBBONCoast Guard Auxiliary Excellence "E" Ribbon COAST GUARD BICENTENNIAL UNIT COMMENDATIONCoast Guard Bicentennial Unit Commendation COAST GUARD AUXILIARY HUMANITARIAN SERVICE AWARDCoast Guard Auxiliary Humanitarian Service Award TRANSPORTATION 911 RIBBONTransportation 911 Ribbon COAST GUARD SPECIAL OPERATIONS SERVICE RIBBONCoast Guard Special Operations Ribbon AUXILIARY RECRUITING SERVICE AWARDAuxiliary Recruiting Service Award COAST GUARD RECRUITING SERVICE RIBBONCoast Guard Recruiting Service Ribbon SPECIALTY TRAINING RIBBONSpecialty Training Ribbon MARINE SAFETY TRAINING RIBBONMarine Safety Training Ribbon OPERATIONS PROGRAM RIBBONOperations Program Ribbon EXAMINER PROGRAM RIBBONExaminer Program Ribbon INSTRUCTOR PROGRAM RIBBONInstructor Program Ribbon AUXILIARY PUBLIC AFFAIRS RIBBONAuxiliary Public Affairs Ribbon AUXILIARY MUSICIAN RIBBONAuxiliary Musician Ribbon AUXILIARY MEMBERSHIP SERVICE RIBBONAuxiliary Membership Ribbon FLOTILLA MERITORIOUS ACHIEVEMENT MEDALFlotilla Meritorious Achievement Medal Auxiliary Examinations-Marine Dealer Visitation ServiceAuxiliary VE and RBSP Visitor Service Performance Award AUXILIARY PUBLIC EDUCATION SERVICE AWARDAuxiliary Public Education Service Award OPERATIONS PROGRAM SERVICE AWARDAuxiliary Operations Service Award