AWARDS
Award NameAward ImageDescription
Basic AviatorAwarded upon enlistment and up to 250 hours with vUSAA
Senior AviatorAwarded for flight hours between 251 and 500.
Master AviatorAwarded for achievement of 501+ flight hours.
Distinguished Service MedalAwarded to those individuals who exemplify the highest levels of esprit de corps, promoting unity, and who have made a significant contribution to the success of the organization. Qualifications for this award must be quantifiable by the recommending party. This is vUSAA’s highest award. Additional awards will be denoted by the addition of oak leaf clusters.
Distinguished Service Medal (2)2nd Award
Distinguished Service Medal (3)3rd Award
Distinguished Flying CrossAwarded for excellence in virtual flight, achieving 20 successful missions in a given operation, or the successful destruction of 5 individual targets on a single mission. Additional awards will be denoted by the addition of oak leaf clusters.
Distinguished Flying Cross (2)2nd Award
Distinguished Flying Cross (3)3rd Award
Distinguished Flying Cross (4)4th Award
Distinguished Flying Cross (5)5th Award
Distinguished Flying Cross (6)6th Award
Army Commendation MedalAwarded for excellence in virtual flight, achieving 10 successful missions in a given operation. Additional awards will be denoted by the addition of oak leaf clusters.
Army Commendation Medal (2)2nd Award
Army Commendation Medal (3)3rd Award
Army Commendation Medal (4)4th Award
Army Commendation Medal (5)5th Award
Army Commendation Medal (6)6th Award
Army Achievement MedalAwarded for excellence in virtual flight, achieving 5 successful missions in a given operation. Additional awards will be denoted by the addition of oak leaf clusters.
Army Achievement Medal (2)2nd Award
Army Achievement Medal (3)3rd Award
Army Achievement Medal (4)4th Award
Army Achievement Medal (5)5th Award
Army Achievement Medal (6)6th Award
Good Conduct MedalAwarded upon the successful completion of 1 year of qualified service. Each additional year will yield an additional bronze loop device. 6 years of successful service will yield 1 silver loop device.
Good Conduct Medal (2)2nd Award
Good Conduct Medal (3)3rd Award
National Defense Service MedalAwarded for the successful completion of Mission Qualification Training in their primary airframe.
National Defense Service Medal (2)MQT on 2nd Airframe
National Defense Service Medal (3)MQT on 3rd Airframe
National Defense Service Medal (4)MQT on 4th Airframe
National Defense Service Medal (5)MQT on 5th Airframe
Armed Forces Service MedalAwarded for the successful completion of organized military exercises for which no other campaign ribbon is awarded.
Humanitarian Service MedalAwarded for the successful completion of 5 missions in the support of simulated humanitarian relief campaigns or operations. Additional awards will be denoted by the addition of service stars.
Humanitarian Service Medal (2)2nd Award
Humanitarian Service Medal (3)3rd Award
Humanitarian Service Medal (4)4th Award
Humanitarian Service Medal (5)5th Award
Humanitarian Service Medal (6)6th Award
Antarctica Service MedalAwarded for the successful completion of 5 missions in support of joint VSOA “Operation Deep Freeze” exercises. Subsequent participation in future events will result in the addition of bronze "wintered over" device for 2 campaigns, and gold "wintered over" device for 3 or more campaigns.
Antarctica Service Medal (2)2nd Award
Antarctica Service Medal (3)3rd Award
Certified HC PilotAwarded to those individuals who successfully complete the hovercontrol.org rotor pilot training program.
Basic Instructor PilotAwarded to individuals who have qualified for and serve as Basic Instructor Pilots.
Senior Instructor PilotAwarded to those individuals who have qualified for and serve as Senior Instructor Pilots.
Master Instructor PilotAwarded to those individuals who qualified for and serve as Master Instructor Pilots.
VATMILEX Campaign RibbonAwarded for the successful participation and completion of the multi-VSO military exercise known as VATMILEX.

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