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Awards and Decorations

Study Guide for E-5 and E-6 Promotion Board.

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What's the highest wartime award given by the Army?The Congressional Medal of Honor
Who awards the Medal of Honor?The President.
Who's the approving authority for the Medal of Honor?The United States Congress.
To whom is the Purple Heart given?To any military or civilian personnel wounded or killed in action against an armed enemy.
WHAT'S THE HIGHEST PEACE TIME MEDAL GIVEN BY THE ARMED FORCES?The Distinguished Service Medal.
Who makes recommendations for awards?Any person having knowledge of an outstanding act of achievement or heroism.
What's the time limit for recommending an award?Two years.
What's meant by "above and beyond the call of duty"?It includes the acceptance of danger or extraordinary circumstances with praise worthy fortitude and exemplary courage which as a rule is not expected of a person.
What's the highest peacetime award for valor?The Soldiers Medal
For what is the Soldiers Medal given?Heroism not involving actual conflict with voluntary risk to his/her own life to save the life of another.
For what is the Good Conduct Medal given?For exemplary behavior, efficiency, and fidelity.
HOW OFTEN DO YOU RECEIVE A GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL?Every 3 years.
Who's the approving authority for a GCM?Company Commander
For what is the Army Commendation Medal given?For service and heroism when the acts do not meet the Soldier's Medal requirements, for circumstances of a lesser degree than required for the Bronze Star.
WHAT REGULATION GOVERN AWARDS AND DECORATIONS?AR 600-8-22
WHAT'S A DA FORM 638 USED FOR?Recommending/requesting awards.
Who's the approving authority for the AAM?Battalion Commander.
In what order would you wear these medals (from highest to lowest)? Good Conduct Medal (GCML), Army Service Ribbon (ASR), Army Commendation Medal (ARCOM), Overseas Medal (OSM), Army Achievement Medal (AAM).ARCOM, AAM, GCML, ASR, OSM.
What's the difference between an award and a decoration?A decoration is given to an individual, while an award is given to a unit or individual.
When can a unit award be worn?When serving with a unit that received an award or if you were present (assigned or attached) when the award was won.
Name two US awards that may be given to Army Units?Presidential Unit Citation, Valorous Unit Award, Joint Meritorious Unit Award and Meritorious Unit Commendation.
What are Oak Leaf Clusters, V-Devices, and Numbers referred to as?Appurtenances.
What is a "fouragere"?A rope-like device worn on the arm to signify award of certain foreign decorations.


EJ Heath

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