Crew Awards

Air Medal Air Medal
For recognition of piloting abilities.
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Captains Personal Merit Captains Personal Merit
Awarded to the crew member who the Captain feels worthy
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Civilian Commendation Medal Civilian Commendation Medal
This award is for those civilians who play another side to Star Trek.
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Crews Choice Award Crews Choice Award
Voted on by the crew of the simm in question.
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DeForest Kelley Humour Award DeForest Kelley Humour Award
This award is meant to help us all remember that a bit of light-heartedness goes a long way; even in the face of danger.
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Departmental Service Badge: Command Departmental Service Badge: Command
Awarded for service in the command department, including departments of Command, Strategic Operations, Flight Operations, and Communications.
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Departmental Service Badge: Marine Departmental Service Badge: Marine
Awarded for service in the Marines.
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Departmental Service Badge: Science Departmental Service Badge: Science
Awarded for service in the science department, including departments of Science, Medical, and Counseling.
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Departmental Service Badge: Service Departmental Service Badge: Service
Awarded for service in the service department, including departments of Operations, Security, Tactical, and Engineering.
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Departmental Service Badge: Support Departmental Service Badge: Support
Awarded for service in the support department, including Intelligence, Diplomatic, and SF Fighters.
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Enlisted Commendation Medal Enlisted Commendation Medal
To recognize the contributions of Starfleet enlisted personnel and the players who write them.
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Expeditionary Medal Expeditionary Medal
Awarded for participation in a simulation’s first mission.
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Friendship Ribbon Friendship Ribbon
For the development of a meaningful character relationship.
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Geordi LaForge Obstacle Citationl Geordi LaForge Obstacle Citationl
This award is presented to those who have overcome a disability in order to perform their duties.
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Good Conduct Medal Good Conduct Medal
For exceptional performance of ones duties.
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Heart of the Tiger Heart of the Tiger
Awarded to the crew member who writes supreme battle posts, making their posts enjoyable and exciting to read in the heat of battle.
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Kublai Khan Award Kublai Khan Award
This award is presented to an individual who plays a key part of developing new tactical combat maneuvers while in hand-to-hand combat; not to be confused with the ship-to-ship award, which is similar.
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Library Excellence Ribbon Library Excellence Ribbon
Awarded for the best writing style: clear, precise, and easy to follow - yet allows the story to flow smoothly and easily passed off to another crew member. Also includes spelling and grammar used properly.
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Marksmanship Ribbon Marksmanship Ribbon
For recognition of firearm abilities.
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Medal of Honor Medal of Honor
This medal is awarded for the showing of bravery and valor in the heat of combat.
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Meritorious Newcomer of the Month Award Meritorious Newcomer of the Month Award
This award will be given to the newcomer who makes themselves known and puts in the most effort to make their character a valuable addition.
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Most Improved Player of the Month Most Improved Player of the Month
This award will be given to the player who shows the most improvement from the previous month.
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Non-Player Character Award Non-Player Character Award
For the development of Non-Player Characters.
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Obsidian Fleet Gold Service Merit Obsidian Fleet Gold Service Merit
Awarded to crew who have served on the same vessel for two years and for each subsequent year thereafter.
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Obsidian Fleet Merit of Time Served Obsidian Fleet Merit of Time Served
Awarded to crewmembers who have served on the ship for one year. This award is non-cumulative.
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Obsidian Fleet Service Citation Obsidian Fleet Service Citation
Awarded to a member of the crew who has served with the ship for at least 6 months. This award is non-cumulative.
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Outstanding Volunteer Award Outstanding Volunteer Award
For the player who makes every effort to find significant ways to lend a hand to the simms command staff.
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Plot Development Citation Plot Development Citation
For developing the current plot line and making it original and unexpected yet not unbelievable.
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POW Ribbon of Sacrifice POW Ribbon of Sacrifice
Given to Starfleet officers who are captured by enemy forces for any length of time.
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Professional Merit Professional Merit
Awarded to the character who has developed his/her character with considerable talent, making that character a joy to interact with.
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Purple Heart Purple Heart
Awarded to personnel who are injured in the line of duty.
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Recruitment Award Recruitment Award
For recognition of recruitment successes.
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Ribbon of Merit Ribbon of Merit
This ribbon is used to symbolize the great sacrifice that the men and women of Starfleet endure.
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Rose Award Rose Award
Awarded to the crew member who has made significant "romantic" character advancements.
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Service Accommodation Service Accommodation
Awarded to the crew member who performs his/her characters job and advances above and beyond the job description they were "hired" to follow.
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Technical Medal Technical Medal
Awarded to the crewmember who follows the technical standards of the Star Trek universe, incorporating them into their posts with nearly flawless precision.
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Tour of Duty : Kzinti Tour of Duty : Kzinti
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the sim to the borders or interior regions of Kzinti space.
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Tour of Duty : Borg Tour of Duty : Borg
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the borders or interior regions of Borg space.
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Tour of Duty : Breen Tour of Duty : Breen
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the borders or interior regions of Breen space.
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Tour of Duty : Cardassian Tour of Duty : Cardassian
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the borders or interior regions of Cardassian space.
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Tour of Duty : Deep Space Tour of Duty : Deep Space
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to deep space.
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Tour of Duty : Dominion Tour of Duty : Dominion
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the borders or interior regions of Dominion space.
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Tour of Duty : Ferengi Tour of Duty : Ferengi
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the borders or interior regions of Ferengi space.
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Tour of Duty : Klingon Tour of Duty : Klingon
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the borders or interior regions of Klingon space.
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Tour of Duty : Mirror Universe Tour of Duty : Mirror Universe
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the Mirror Universe.
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Tour of Duty : Romulan Tour of Duty : Romulan
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the borders or interior regions of Romulan space.
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Training Badge Training Badge
For completing and passing a course of study.
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Unit Citation Unit Citation
Awarded to the crew member who shows considerable talent in working with other crew members to create a winning plot line worthy of the vessels reputation.
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Unsung Hero Medal Unsung Hero Medal
For recognition of support actions in character.
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Whoopi Goldberg Diversity Ribbon Whoopi Goldberg Diversity Ribbon
Awarded for the successful portrayal of a non-human character aboard a simulation.
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Zefram Cochrane Medal of Exploration Zefram Cochrane Medal of Exploration
Given to those officers who discover a noteworthy place or thing.
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Antagonist Award Antagonist Award
This award denotes a players exceptionally well crafted villain who has contributed to a simms plot line convincingly over a series of posts.
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Community Builder Citation Community Builder Citation
This crew member is always going out of his/her way to help the crew connect with one another and knit the simm much closer together
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Creativity Award Creativity Award
The Creativity Award is presented to those who come up with an outstanding idea during a mission.
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Exemplary Courage Medal Exemplary Courage Medal
Officers who put themselves in grave danger by going far beyond the normal call of duty qualify for this medal.
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Flying Cross Flying Cross
Presented to a Flight Control Officer for exhibiting outstanding flying abilities.
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Geneva Peace Ribbon Geneva Peace Ribbon
This ribbon is presented to individuals who were responsible for attaining a peaceful resolution between two conflicting parties.
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Humanitarian Cross Humanitarian Cross
In recognition of efforts to relieve the suffering of any person(s) within or outside of Federation borders.
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Intelligence Prowess Award Intelligence Prowess Award
This award is given to an Intelligence Officer who has gone out of their way to protect and better Obsidian Fleet.
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Joint Service Commendation Medal Joint Service Commendation Medal
Awarded to Starfleet/Starfleet Marine Corps personnel who participate in a joint mission with other simms.
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Jonathan Archer Civilization Award Jonathan Archer Civilization Award
This award is among the highest achievements in Starfleet.
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Montgomery Scott Engineering Award Montgomery Scott Engineering Award
(Formerly Engineering Ingenuity Award) This is given to those who develop useful new technologies, engineering-oriented upgrades, techniques and so forth.
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Patterson Ribbon of Excellence Patterson Ribbon of Excellence
This is issued to Starfleets Medical officers who do something very special in the field.
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Ribbon of Committment Ribbon of Committment
Given to a person who has truly put forth an indisputable amount of extra effort.
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Ribbon of Compassion Ribbon of Compassion
This ribbon is for those in the Counseling field. The awardee must have truly gone out of their way to help out a fellow crew member.
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Scheherezade Award Scheherezade Award
Named after the mythical heroine of the Arabian Nights, the Scheherezade awards the intricate story-crafting which is displayed within Obsidian Fleet. This goes beyond simple matters of spelling, grammar, and legibility; rather, it is for the obvious effort put into posts to make them enjoyable to read for all members of a platform and not just as enjoyment for the writers who created them – for telling a tale within a tale as they weave their own story within the greater plot of their simm.
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Silver Star Silver Star
The crew member who demonstrates supreme postings, posts often, and plays his/her character "to the hilt" will receive this award. Arguably considered one of the highest honors a crew member can receive.
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Tactical Superiority Award Tactical Superiority Award
Presented to individuals who play a major role (or even solely) develop new tactics and/or combat manuevers while in ship-to-ship combat; not to be confused with the hand-to-hand award, which is similar.
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United Federation of Planets Pip United Federation of Planets Pip
Only a very few and elite people have ever attained this prestigious honor. To receive it, a person must single-handedly save the Federation from imminent destruction.
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Character of the Year Character of the Year
This award is given annually in January of each year and is decided upon by nominations from ship COs. Sample posts are not required, but reasons for the nomination are. Sample posts should be available upon request though.
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James T. Kirk CO of the Year James T. Kirk CO of the Year
This award is given annually in January of each year and is decided upon by nominations from Task Force COs and Task Group COs. One CO is chosen from the nominations recieved. Reasons supporting the nomination are required, but post samples are not.
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Outstanding Character Award Outstanding Character Award
This award recognizes the efforts put forth by a crew member; as recognized by his/her fellow crew members, and Commanding Officer.
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Outstanding Commanding Officer Award Outstanding Commanding Officer Award
This award recognizes the efforts put forth by a Commanding Officer; as recognized by his/her Task Force Commanding Officer.
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Outstanding Executive Officer Award Outstanding Executive Officer Award
This award recognizes the efforts put forth by a Executive Officer; as recognized by his/ner fellow crew members, and Commanding Officer.
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Sim of the Year Sim of the Year
This is used to recognize the Obsidian Fleet simm which has done its very best to embody the spirit of the Fleet in the crews actions both in character and out of character. This includes postings; recruiting for the simm, Task Force, and Fleet; advertising for all of the above; etc.
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Unit Award of Merit - Bronze Unit Award of Merit - Bronze
For exemplary service by a sim as recognized by the units Task Group Commanding Officer.
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Unit Award of Merit - Gold Unit Award of Merit - Gold
For overall exemplary service by a sim as recognized by the Director of the Office of Fleet Services.
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Unit Award of Merit - Silver Unit Award of Merit - Silver
For exemplary service by a sim as recognized by the units Task Force Commanding Officer.
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Unit Commendation Unit Commendation
To honor a Unit who shows exemplary participation, connectivity, and skill.
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William Riker XO of the Year William Riker XO of the Year
This award is given annually in January of each year and is decided upon by nominations from ship COs. One XO is chosen from the nominations recieved to recieve the award. Sample posts are not required, but reasons for the nomination are. Sample posts should be available upon request though.
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