Awards

Karagite Order of Heroism – Awarded to IFT personnel who have saved the life of another being, at grave risk to their own safety or well-being. Emergency personnel while on duty are excluded From this award. (I.E. Doctors, Nurses, Fire Dept. Police Officers, etc).


Citation for Gallantry – Awarded to IFT personnel who perform a heroic deed despite personal risk. Once again, on-duty emergency personnel is excluded from this award.


Citation of Valor – Awarded to IFT members who perform a heroic deed without risk to their own life

 


Lifetime Achievement Award – Awarded for outstanding contributions and dedication to the ideals of Star Trek and IFT on an international, national, GEO, or chapter level


Matt Haines Award (National Disaster Relief) – Awarded to IFT personnel aiding or assisting in a confirmed disaster


Local Disaster Relief – Same criteria as Matt Haines Award except confines to a local community relief effort


Black Hawk Award – Given to the chapter that responds to a disaster in the role of non-personnel support


Good Conduct – Awarded to IFT personnel who demonstrate exemplary conduct in a three-year period


Prentares – Consecutive awards designated with a numeral. Given for each year of service to IFT

 


Headquarters Staff – This ribbon is worn to designate only those personnel assigned to IFT headquarters. (I.E. Fleet Admiral, Admiral of Operations, Federation Academy, GEO Commanders, etc.)


Command Staff – This ribbon is worn to designate Commanding and Executive Officers of active IFT chapters or GEO’s


Starcross – This ribbon is worn by Department Heads aboard an active IFT chapter

 


IFT Member of the Year – Awarded to the IFT member that displays exemplary performance during the year, and serves as the model IFT member


Ship of the Year – Award is given to the chapter that best represents the ideals and philosophies behind “Star Trek” and IFT. This award is given by IFT with the Chapter Commander having the final say as to which members of his/her chapter are eligible to wear the award


Rookie Ship of the Year – Award is given to the chapter that best represents the ideals and philosophies behind “Star Trek” and IFT. This award is given by IFT with the Chapter Commander having the final say as to which members of his/her chapter are eligible to wear the award. however, only chapters sanctioned during the previous year are eligible… The award is offered in the same manner as the Ship of the Year


GEO of the Year – This award is given to the IFT GEO Commander who has done the best job of organizing and administering his/her GEO. The winner is determined by the Chief of Staff. Only the winning GEO staff and the Chapter Commanders within the GEO are eligible to wear this award.


Babel Award – Award is given to the chapter that best represents the ideals and philosophies behind “Star Trek” and IFT. This award is given by IFT with the Chapter Commander having the final say as to which members of his/her chapter are eligible to wear the award, however this award is given to the Non-USA Ship of the Year


Khitomer Outpost – Award is given to the chapter that best represents the ideals and philosophies behind “Star Trek” and IFT. This award is given by IFT with the Chapter Commander having the final say as to which members of his/her chapter are eligible to wear the award, however, only Non-USA chapters sanctioned during the previous year are eligible… The award is offered in the same manner as the Babel Award


Zefram Cochran – This award presented to the internet chapter that best represents the philosophies and ideals of IFT and “Star Trek”


Dedication to the Dream – Awarded to Chapters that completes charity work or community service work during the yearDedication to the Dream – Awarded to Chapters that completes charity work or community service work during the year IFT Honor Roll – The top ten percent of IFT’s ship compliment would be placed on the IFT Honor Roll IFT


Heraldic Legion – Given to the chapter who publishes the most outstanding newsletter during the previous year. Only the chapter’s newsletter staff is eligible to wear this ribbon


Outstanding Recruiting – This award is given to the chapter who recruits the highest number of members in a given year. This is a one-time award and is dated. Approval by the IFT Administration by the chapter enlistment records


Most Improved Chapter – Given to the chapter that shows the most improved morale in a given year. Examples are increased meetings, socials, fundraisers or events, contact, and participation in IFT functions. Given by IFT, GEO Commanders, and/or Chapter Commanders


Academy Award of Merit – This award is given to any member of IFT who receives a perfect score on an IFT sponsored correspondence course


School of Command – Awarded for completion of all the Academy tests categorized under Command

 


School of Science – Awarded for completion of all the Academy tests categorized under Science

 


School of Alien Cultures – Awarded for completion of all the Academy tests categorized under Alien Cultures


School of Diplomacy – Awarded for completion of all the Academy tests categorized under Diplomacy


School of Engineering Technology – Awarded for completion of all the Academy tests categorized under Engineering Technology


School of Federation History – Awarded for completion of all the Academy tests categorized under Federation History


Chapter Member of the Year – This award is issued by the Chapter Commander to a member that best represents the ideals and philosophies of “Star Trek”, IFT, and the local chapter during the previous year


Outstanding Cadet of the Year – Issued under the same criteria and Chapter Member of the Year, however only those members with “Cadet” appendage are eligible


Graham Award – Awarded to the ship whose Captain files a monthly report on time each month

 


Centarian Heraldic Legion – Given by the GEO Commander to the chapter that publishes an outstanding newsletter during the previous year. Only one chapter per GEO per year is eligible… Only the newsletter staff is eligible to wear this award


Meritorious Service, Member – Given to IFT personnel who conduct themselves in an admirable fashion under circumstances of extreme stress or trial while in service of the fleet.


Meritorious Service, Chapter – Same criteria as “Member” award, but pertaining to the performance of the chapter as a group. Awarded by GEO command only


Commendation for Service, Member – Issued at the discretion of anyone from Chapter Commander and up, to any member who goes above and beyond the call of duty, or who displays outstanding loyalty or contributions during a single activity on the Fleet or chapter level


Commendation for Service, Cadet – Issued at the discretion of anyone from Chapter Commander and up, to any member who goes above and beyond the call of duty, or who displays outstanding loyalty or contributions during a single activity on the Fleet or chapter level, however only those members with “Cadet” appendage are eligible


Commendation for Service, Chapter – Issued under the same criteria as the “Member” award, but pertaining to the performance of the chapter operating as a group. Awarded by GEO command only


Dedication to the Chapter – given by the chapter commander once a year to those members who meet the following criteria. Attending 95% of all meetings and away missions


Good Fellowship – given by an IFT member to a fellow member. For recognition of personal sacrifice when helping the person in need. An example would be going out of their way to pick a person and transporting. This would take place on more than one occasion


Midshipman – Awarded to an IFT Cadet for recognition of the Cadet status during their time as a cadet the lamp of knowledge is worn while the IFT Member is a cadet and the torch is worn after cadet status.