Auxiliarists are eligible to receive the CG Meritorious Team Commendation award. A Captain (O-6) or higher serving in command billets (area, MLC, district, unit), serving as an office chief at CGHQ or serving as an Auxiliary District/Regional Director authorize this award. To be eligible, an Auxiliarist must have made a significant contribution to a group or team cited for the award. This team can consist of Auxiliarists and other team CG members, or all Auxiliarists. The command member, exercising operational or administrative control of the chartered team should initiate the recommendation. Recommendations for the Meritorious Team Commendation are made to appropriate operational CG commanders for actions under their control. Awards involving Auxiliary flotilla, division or district staffs must be forwarded to the applicable Director who will process via an Auxiliary or District Awards Board, as appropriate. Recommendations involving Auxiliary national staff members must be forwarded to the Chief Director, who will process came through appropriate channels. Awards should be recommended promptly after the action as there is a time limitation for making recommendations.