Awards Program

Per MARADMIN 042/08, all awards must be submitted through the Improved Awards Processing System (iAPS) as of 1 March 2008.  To submit a new award via iAPS click here.

Awards Point of Contact
ADJUTANTMr. Tim L. Froemming(910) 451-3033
DEPUTY ADJUTANT1stLt Sierra L. Allen(910) 451-4248
ADJUTANT ADMIN CHIEFMSgt Kevin J. Dornan(910) 450-7154
UNIT AWARDS ADMINISTRATORMs. Christis Raimo(910) 451-4895
AWARDS NCOICSgt Ashley D. Posa(910) 451-4457
Award Documents

iAPS Account

Instructions for establishing an account in iAPS

iAPS Amplifying Guidance

Implementation of iAPS and Roles

Annual Awards and Special Programs Matrix

Release and submission dates for annual awards and special programs

Ribbon Chart

Name and image of ribbons

Awards Check list

Inspectors General Military Awards 1650 Checklist

Awards Message List

Awards Message List

Military Award Quick Reference Guide

Military Award Quick Reference Guide

Civilian Award Quick Reference Guide

Civilian Award Quick Reference Guide

MCO 1650.19J Ch 1

Administrative and Issue Procedures for Decorations, Medals and Awards


Department of the Navy Military Awards Policy

SECNAV M-1650.1 

Navy and Marine Corps Awards Manual

SECNAV M-5216.5

Department of the Navy Correspondence Manual

DoD Instruction 1348.33

DoD Military Decorations and Awards Program

DoD Manual 1348.33 Vol 1-4

Vol 1 Medal Of Honor, Vol 2 Manual Of Military Decorations And Awards: DoD Service Awards Campaign, Expeditionary, And Service Medals, Vol 3 DoD-Wide Personal Performance And Valor Decorations, Vol 4 DoD Joint Decorations And Awards


MCICOM Administration of Awards SOP

MCO 12451.2D

Honorary Awards for Civilian Employees

MCO 1650.61 W/ADMIN CH

Marine Corps Installations and Logistics Awards Program (MCILAP)

NAVMC 2922

Unit Awards Manual


Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

Unit Award Guidance

Award Submission Timelines
Legion of Merit (LOM) or higher 150 days before detachmentCriteria/Description
Legion of Merit (LOM) Retirement120 days before detachmentCriteria/Description
Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) 60 days before detachment Criteria/Description
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (NMCCM) 60 days before detachment Criteria/Description
Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (NMCAM) 60 days before detachment Criteria/Description
Global War on Terrorism (GWOT)
GWOT Announcement MemoMemo
GWOT Criteria Criteria
GWOT Distribution MemoMemo
GWOT Personnel Data SheetData Sheet