Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Naval Sea Cadet Award Ribbon. The recommended recipient of the award will be selected by the individual’s Unit Commanding Officer and will be submitted to a local Veterans of Foreign War Post for their consideration and approval.
  1. It is recommended that the award be presented annually at an appropriate ceremony such as inspections, open houses, September Sea Cadet Anniversary events, etc.
  2. It is further recommended that a Post Commander or a representative of the VFW present the award.
  3. The award is presented to NSCC Cadets in grades PO3 through CPO and NSCC Midshipmen and must meet the following criteria:
    1. Be in good standing academically.
    2. Progressing satisfactorily in the Sea Cadet program.
    3. Demonstrated outstanding achievement in:
      1. Community Service
      2. NSCC Naval Education (NSCC required correspondence courses)
  4. Demonstrated outstanding leadership in the Naval Sea Cadet Corps.
  5. Must be of high moral character.
  6. Displays outstanding military bearing and conduct both in and out of uniform.
  7. Actively promotes patriotism and Americanism. Is a member of the unit’s Color Guard or Drill Team or has been awarded the Color Guard Ribbon.
  8. Demonstrates growth potential (assumes higher levels of responsibility)
  9. Must not have been previous recipient of the award.
  10. A business letter with attached justification, addressing the criteria will be submitted to VFW HQ, Department of Youth Development, Scholarship and Recognition Programs, 406 West 34th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64111, with a courtesy copy to NSCC HQ via the chain of command.
  11. Each unit is encouraged to submit ONE cadet for this award. 
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