|Medal of Honor
|Action above and beyond the call of duty, risking life where otherwise life would not
be in risk, and exceptionally aiding the cause in doing so. Action should clearly merit
the Medal of Honor in any pilots eyes, and this award can only be earned in an organized
scenario. Award recommendation must be made by three seperate witnesses and will be
awarded by a board of 451st bomb Group Officers.
|Distinguished Service Cross
|Action not deserving of a Medal of Honor but exceptionally valorous may be awarded the
Distinguished Service Cross. The Cross may only be earned in an organized scenario with
very rare and extraordinary exceptions. As above, recommendations must be made by two
seperate witnesses and will be awarded by a board of 451st group officers. Medal of Honor
recommendations may be downgraded to DSC awards.
|Distinguished Service Medal
|Awarded for exceptional service in a position of great responsibility during an
| Silver Star Medal
|Awarded for gallantry in action, the Silver Star is more commonly awarded in organized
scenarios but may also be earned in formal missions.
| Defense Superior Service Medal
|Awarded for superior service in a position of responsibility, either in an organized
scenario or within the 451st Bomb Group (H).
| Legion of Merit
|Awarded for exceptionally meritorious conduct or superior service in either a combat
or non-combat role.
| Distinguished Flying Cross
|Awarded for heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating in an aerial
flight; the highest award commonly awarded outside of scenarios.
| Airman's Medal
|Awarded for heroic actions involving the risk of life; similar to the Bronze Star
Medal, below, but earned outside of organized scenarios.
| Bronze Star Medal
|Awarded for heroic actions involving the risk of life; inferior to the Silver Star
Medal, and commonly earned only in scenarios.
| The Purple Heart
|becuase of the ammount of casualties in game, we choose not to award this award to
members of the 451st Bomb Group (H)
|Defense Meritorious Service Medal
|Awarded for incontestable non-combat achievement in the service of the 451st Bomb
Group (H) community at large.
|Meritorious Service Medal
|Awarded for non-combat achievement in the service of the 451st Bomb Group (H).
|Awarded for heroism or merit in flight during scenario or formal mission
|Aerial Achievement Medal
|Awarded for sustained meritorious achievement in flight.
|Air Force Commendation Medal
|Awarded for actions not involving the direct risk of life but otherwise earning the
|Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
|Awarded by the 451st Bomb Group (H) CO at his discretion to a squadron for action far
exceeding normal expectations.
|Combat Readiness Medal
|Awarded for continuous readiness for combat as shown by participation in 451st Bomb
Group (H) events.
|Outstanding Airman of the Year
|Each December, this award is given by nomination of the 451st Bomb Group (H) pilots;
command staff are not eligible.