|Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award|
Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award
|Awarded by Department of the Navy|
|Eligibility||civilian employees of the Department of the Navy|
|Next (higher)||Navy Superior Civilian Service Medal|
|Next (lower)||Navy Distinguished Public Service Award|
Ribbon bar of the medal
The Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award is awarded to civilian employees in the Department of the Navy for meritorious service or contributions resulting in high value or benefits for the Navy or the Marine Corps. It is conferred for a contribution that applies to a local or smaller area of operation or a project of lesser importance than would be warranted for consideration for the Navy Distinguished Civilian Service Award or the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award. It is awarded by the local activity head to U.S. Navy employees for service or contributions resulting in high value or benefit to the Department of Navy. The award consists of a certificate and citation signed by the activity head, medal and lapel emblem. The award is the third highest Navy civilian award, ranking just behind the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award, but ahead of the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award.
- The United States of America: Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award, Medals of the World, 3 September 2007. date accessed 8 March 2011
- Navy Career Development and Education "Medals & Ribbons Precedence of Awards". http://www.navyadvancement.com/development/medals-ribbons-awards-precedence.php Navy Career Development and Education. date accessed 2011-03-08.
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