Medals Awarded by Starfleet Command’s Seventh Fleet
Federation Medal of Honor
This is the highest award of the United Federation of Planets. It is recommended by the Commander in Chief of the Fleet. Captain James T. Kirk had earned this award during his Starfleet career. See TOS Episode “Court martial”. Lt. Commander Data has also earned this award as well. See TNG Episode “Measure of a Man”.
Christopher Pike Medal of Valor
This is the highest award of Starfleet Command. This medal can be recommended by a Commanding Officer of a Seventh Fleet Chapter. Named after Fleet Captain Christopher Pike. Captain Benjamin Sisko earned this award during his Starfleet career. See DS9 Episode “Tears of the Prophets”. Captain Solok was twice honored with the Christopher Pike Medal of Valor. See DS9 Episode “Take Me Out to the Holosuite.”
James T Kirk Command Medal
Awarded to Starship Commanders who complete three consecutive tours of duty. A tour of duty consists of five consecutive years. It is recommended by Admiral Dennis Hollinger.
Fleet Command Medal
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Seventh Fleet Staff
Earned by commanding the Seventh Fleet or holding a position as a member of the Commander in Chief’s Staff. It is awarded by the Captain’s Council in recognition for service to the fleet.
Starship Command Medal
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U.S.S. Andromeda Executive Officer
U.S.S. Kelly Command
U.S.S. Kelly Executive Officer
U.S.S. Rendezvous Command
U.S.S. Rendezvous Executive Officer
U.S.S. Retributor Command
U.S.S. Retributor Executive Officer
U.S.S. Ticonderoga Command
U.S.S. Ticonderoga Executive Officer
Given to a Starship Commander for a tour of duty. It is a recommended by the Commander in Chief of the Fleet or the Chapter’s previous Commanding Officer. Now each Commanding Officer will design the medal for his/her chapter. Another addition with this medal includes a second option. The Gold Command Medal are awarded to those who are officially listed on Starfleet Command records as holding command of the chapter. The Silver Command Medal can be earned by the Executive Officers or anyone who served as acting Commanding Officer for a limited time (such as a weekend) but was not listed on records.
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Star Cross – Twenty Years
Star Cross – Thirty Years
Star Cross – Forty Years
This is given to crewmembers that have been active in Starfleet Commands Seventh Fleet for Ten Years and never been on the inactive list. Leave of Absences do not count towards the inactive list but the LOA must be approved. This medal can be recommended by the Ship’s Executive Officer. Before he retired, Captain Jonathan Archer had been awarded this medal. See ENT episode “In a Mirror, Darkly, Part I”. Lt. Commander Data has earned this award during his Starfleet career. See TNG Episode “Measure of a Man”.