Cadet Awards

Awards are displayed in order of precedence.


Superior Cadet Decoration Award

Most outstanding cadet in each year of MS at host institution and extension centers. Most outstanding cadet in each year of MS at host institution and extension centers.

Region Commander's Leadership Award

Most outstanding cadet in each regiment.

Camp Commander's Leadership Award

Number one cadet in each company.

Platoon Leadership Award

Awarded to the number one cadet training platoon.

Physical Proficiency Award

Scores in top 10 percentile of points on the record physical fitness test.

Military Proficiency Award

Top 5 percent of cadets in each camp cycle.

Superior at National Advanced Leadership Camp

Excellence at National Advanced Leadership Camp
R-3-1 R-3-2

National Advanced Leadership Camp Graduate

Graduate NALC

Region Ranger Challenge Winner

All members of the Ranger Challenge team which wins Region competition.

Brigade Ranger Challenge Winner

All members of the Ranger Challenge Team which wins their Brigade Competition

Ranger Challenge Team Member

Member of Ranger Challenge team.
R-3-3 R-3-4 R-3-5 R-3-6

SGT York Award

The cadet who does the most to support the ROTC program.

Drill Team

Member of the drill team.

Color Guard

Member of the color guard.

Battalion Commander's Military Award

Battalion Commander's discretion.
R-3-7 R-3-8 R-3-9 R-3-10

One-Shot-One-Kill Award

Shoot 40 out of 40 at LTC/NALC.

Bold Challenge

Battalion Commander's discretion.

Leader's Training
Course Graduate

Completed Leader's
Training Course.

Dean's List Award

Semester GPA 3.50-4.00
R-3-11 R-3-12 R-3-13 R-1-1

Cadet Honors Award

Semester GPA 3.20-3.49

Cadet Scholar Award

Semester GPA 2.90-3.19

Most Improved Grades

Most improved grades.

ROTC Honors

GPA of 4.0 in military science.
R-1-2 R-1-3 R-1-4 R-1-5

Battalion Commander's Academic Award

Battalion Commander's discretion.

Not currently used

Authorization remains with HQ, Cadet Command.

Not currently used

Authorization remains with HQ, Cadet Command.

CDT Recruiting Award

Award for individuals who participate in recruiting for the Battalion.
R-1-6 R-1-7 R-1-8 R-5-1

Battalion Commander's Recruiting Award

Battalion Commander's discretion.

Platinum Medal Athlete


Score 300 on APFT.

Gold Medal Athlete

Score 290-299 on APFT.

Silver Medal Athlete

Score 280-289 on APFT.
R-5-2 R-2-1 R-2-2 R-2-3

Bronze Medal Athlete

Score 270-279 on APFT.

Most Improved Award

Biggest increase in score since last APFT (a cadet may receive only once)

Battalion Commander's Athletic Award

Battalion Commanders discretion.

Not currently used

Authorization remains with HQ, Cadet Command.
R-2-4 R-2-5 R-2-6 R-2-7

CTLT Ribbon

Participate successfully in CTLT

CDT Leadership Award

Battalion Commander's discretion

Battalion Commander's discretion
R-4-1 R-4-2 R-4-3 R-4-4

Battalion Commander's discretion

Battalion Commander's discretion

R-4-5