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AFJROTC Ribbon Chart (click ribbon for requirements)
AFJROTC Ribbon Chart
Gold Valor Award
  • National Award
  • Medal, Ribbon, and Certificate
  • Recognizes the most outstanding voluntary acts of self‑sacrifice and personal bravery by a cadet involving conspicuous risk of life above and beyond the call of duty.
Silver Valor Award
  • National Award
  • Medal, Ribbon, and Certificate
  • Recognizes a voluntary act of heroism, but does not meet the risk of life requirements of the Gold Valor Award.
Cadet Humanitarian Award
  • National Award
  • Ribbon, and Certificate
  • Recognizes humanitarian effort above and beyond the call of duty.
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Community Service with Excellence Award
Air Force Association (AFA) Award
  • National Award
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • Third Year Cadet
  • The award recipient displays positive attitude
  • Initiative, judgment, and self-confidence
  • Courteous demeanor
  • Capacity for responsibility, high productivity, adaptability to change
  • Highest personal and ethical standards and strong positive convictions
  • Outstanding personal appearance
  • Rank in the AS class top 5% and academic class top 10%
Daedalian Award
  • National Award
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • Third Year Cadet
  • Demonstrates patriotism, love of country, and service to the nation
  • The potential and desire to pursue a military career
  • Rank in the AS class top 10% and academic class top 20%

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American Legion Scholastic Award
  • National Award
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • Fourth Year Cadet
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities
  • Actively participate in student activities
  • Rank in the AS class top 25% and academic class top 10%
American Legion General Military Excellence Award
  • National Award
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • Fourth Year Cadet
  • Demonstrate qualities in military leadership, discipline, character, and citizenship
  • Rank in the top 25% of AFJROTC class.
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Award
  • National Award
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • Third or Fourth Year Cadet
  • Demonstrate qualities of dependability and good character
  • Adherence to military discipline
  • Possess leadership ability and patriotic values.
  • Rank in the AS class top 25% and academic class top 25%

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American Veterans (AMVETS) Award
  • National Award
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • Second or Third Year Cadet
  • Positive attitude
  • Personal appearance
  • Initiative, dependability, judgment, and self-confidence
  • Capacity for responsibility, adaptability, and maintenance of high
    personal standards.
  • AS class A Grade & good scholastic standing in all classes
Reserve Officers Association (ROA) Award
  • National Award
  • Medal, Certificate, and Ribbon
  • Third or Fourth Year Cadet
  • Demonstrate Positive courteous attitude
  • Outstanding personal appearance
  • Attributes of initiative, judgment, and self-confidence
  • Capacity for responsibility, high productivity
  • Rank in the top 10% of AS class
Military Order Of World Wars Award
  • National Award
  • Medal, Certificate, and Ribbon
  • First Year Cadet
  • Outstanding accomplishments or service to the JROTC unit.

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Military Officers Association Award
  • National Award
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • Third Year Cadet
  • Demonstrate high order of loyalty to the unit, school, and country.
  • High moral character
  • Exceptional potential for military leadership
  • Good academic standing
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Award
  • National Award
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • Third or Fourth Year Cadet
  • Demonstrate positive attitude
  • Outstanding military bearing and conduct
  • Strong positive courtesy, dependability, punctuality, respect, and cooperation; leadership potential
  • Color guard or drill team member
  • AFJROTC grade of "B" overall average grade of "C"
  • Active in student activities
National Sojourners Award
  • National Award
  • Medal, Certificate, and Ribbon
  • Second or Third Year Cadet
  • Demonstrate potential for outstanding leadership and promote American ideals
  • Top 25% of academic class

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Sons Of The American Revolution (SAR) Award
  • National Award
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • Top 10% AFJROTC class
  • Top 50% of High School class
Scottish Rite, Southern Jurisdiction Award
  • National Award
  • Medal, Certificate, and Ribbon
  • Second or Third Year Cadet
  • Encourage Americanism by participation in activities or community projects.
  • Demonstrate dependability, character, discipline, citizenship and patriotism.
  • Top 25% of class
Military Order Of the Purple Heart Award
  • National Award
  • Medal, Certificate, and Ribbon
  • Third or Fourth Year Cadet
  • Demonstrate positive attitude toward country
  • Participate in school activities and community affairs
  • Hold a leadership position in cadet corps and "B" average in all subjects.

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Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) Award
  • National Award
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • Second Year Cadet
  • Demonstrate outstanding military leadership, discipline, character, and citizenship.
  • Top 25% of the AFJROTC class
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
  • National Award
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • First, Second, Third, or Fourth Year Cadet
  • High Degree of Patriotism, Leadership, and Academic Excellence
Tuskegee Airmen Air Force Junior ROTC Cadet Award
  • National Award
  • Ribbon and Certificate
  • First, Second, or Third Year Cadet
  • Actively participate in cadet corps activities and 50% of all unit service programs
  • AS class grade of “B” and good academic standing

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The Retired Enlisted Association Award
  • National Award
The Outstanding Cadet Ribbon
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • First, Second, Third, or Fourth Year Cadet
  • Annual Award recognizes one Outstanding Cadet for each year.
Leadership Ribbon
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • Displays outstanding leadership performance beyond expected standards

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Achievement Ribbon
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • Awarded for a significant achievement as deemed appropriate by the SASI
Superior Performance Ribbon
  • Medal and Ribbon
  • Recognition of achievements and services rendered specifically on behalf of AFJROTC, which are clearly outstanding and exceptional.
  • Worn with a Silver Star
Distinguished Unit Award
  • Awarded to all cadets enrolled during the academic year when a unit is selected by HQ AFJROTC to receive the DUA.
  • Based on the goals set for the year.

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Aerospace & Technology Honors Camp Ribbon
  • Awarded for acceptance and attendance to Honors Camp.
  • Provided at Honors Camp.
Top Performer Award
  • Presented by HQ to a maximum of 2% of current cadets in overall AFJROTC.
Academic Ribbon
  • Academic excellence by attaining an overall "B" grade point average and "A" average in AFJROTC for one School Year.

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Outstanding Flight Ribbon
  • Awarded each academic term to members of the outstanding flight for superior Academic, Service, Uniform Wear, and Participation in Activities.
Leadership School Ribbon
  • Awarded once for completion of leadership school.
Drill Competition Ribbon
  • Awarded to drill team members for participating in drill meets.

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Orienteering Competition Ribbon
  • Awarded for participation in an Orienteering event.
Cocurricular Activities Leadership Ribbon
  • Demonstrated exceptional leadership in achieving objectives through the coordinating Corps programs.
Drill Team Ribbon
  • Participating in a Drill Team or Rifle Team Competition.

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Color Guard Ribbon
  • Distinguished participation in 5 color guard events.
Sabre Team Ribbon
  • Participating in a Sabre Team Competition.
Service Ribbon
  • Performance of 20 hours in school, community, or AFJROTC service projects.

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Extreme Excellence Challenge Ribbon (E2C)
  • Meeting the guidelines of the E2C Program based on gender and age.
Recruiting Ribbon
  • Recruit two students into AFJROTC or participate in unit recruiting activity.
Activities Ribbon
  • Participation in co curricular competitive activities (cadet competitions, field trips, rocket meets, formal events).

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Attendance Ribbon
  • No more than 4 excused absences and no unexcused absences in an academic term.
Good Conduct Ribbon
  • No suspensions of any kind, or adverse reports from staff or faculty in an academic year.
Dress & Appearance Ribbon
  • Two Selections as outstanding cadet, conforming with all AFJROTC dress and appearance standards, during weekly flight uniform inspections.

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Longevity Ribbon
  • Successful Completion of two Semesters in AFJROTC
Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Program Awards
  • Awarded by a Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Program

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