DAFORMS.NET – DA FORM 5655 – Meritorious Civilian Service Medal – The Meritorious Civilian Service Medal is awarded to any civilian employee of the federal government who has performed exceptionally meritorious service to the United States. The service must be comparable to that which would warrant an award of the Legion of Merit to a military member and must have been rendered while the employee was serving in a position of great responsibility. The service must be of a nature that if it had been performed by a member of the armed forces would have called for an award of the Legion of Merit.
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What is a DA FORM 5655?
The Meritorious Civilian Service Medal is a civilian award of the United States Armed Forces. The medal was first created in the 1960s and is awarded to civilians who have performed outstanding service to the federal government in a non-combat capacity. Recipients of the medal must have demonstrated exceptional achievement or meritorious service in the performance of their duties. The award is intended to recognize civilian service that is clearly exceptional in scope and significance. What is a DA FORM 5997?
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The Department of the Army Form 5655, also known as the Meritorious Civilian Service Medal, is a way for the Army to recognize its civilian employees who have performed exceptionally. The medal is given to those who have demonstrated sustained performance of superior quality or who have rendered exceptional service in a single act. The form is used to nominate an individual for the award and must be signed by the nominator and seconded by another official.
DA FORM 5655 – Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
The Meritorious Civilian Service Medal is a decoration of the United States federal government. The medal was established in 1964 by executive order of President Lyndon B. Johnson and is awarded to any civilian employee of the federal government who has performed exceptionally meritorious service to the United States Government in a civilian capacity.