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MERITORIOUS ACHIEVEMENT DISTINGUISHED UNIT DISTINGUISHED CADET
meritorious achievement ribbon distinguished unit ribbon distinguished cadet ribbon
Awarded, WHEN EARNED, to any NJROTC cadet who distinguishes him/herself only by outstanding meritorious achievement or performance of a meritorious act.
Awarded to cadets who were unit members during the academic year
in which the school earned Distinguished Unit status.
Awarded yearly to one cadet in each year group with the highest combined average for overall scholastic standing and aptitude.
HONOR CADET
CADET ACHIEVEMENT
UNIT ACHIEVEMENT
HONOR CADET ribbon cadet achievement ribbon unit achievement ribbon
Awarded yearly to one cadet in each year group with the highest overall academic achievement in school. Awarded, when earned, to any cadet who distinguishes him/herself by outstanding achievement or sustained superior performance. Awarded to cadets in good standing who were unit members during the academic year in which the school earned the Unit Achievement status as determined by the Area Manager. Awarded only to those units that demonstrated exceptional performance but did not qualify for Distinguished Unit status.
APTITUDE
NS IV OUTSTANDING CADET
NS III OUTSTANDING CADET
aptitude ribbon ns 4 outstanding cadet ribbon ns 3 outstanding cadet ribbon
Awarded to the top 10% of the cadets based on evaluation of academic performance of assigned jobs, conduct, unit involvement, attendance, and overall aptitude. Awarded yearly to outstanding cadets in Naval Science 4 based on citizenship, academic performance, personal appearance, and conduct. Awarded yearly to outstanding cadets in Naval Science 3 based on citizenship, academic performance, personal appearance, and conduct.
NS II OUTSTANDING CADET
NS I OUTSTANDING CADET
EXEMPLARY CONDUCT
ns 2 outstanding cadet ribbon  ns 1 outstanding cadet ribbon  exemplary conduct ribbon 
Awarded yearly to outstanding cadets in Naval Science 2 based on citizenship, academic performance, personal appearance, and
conduct.
Awarded yearly to outstanding cadets in Naval Science 1 based on citizenship, academic performance, personal appearance, and
conduct.
Awarded early to each cadet who demonstrates exemplary conduct for the year.
EXEMPLARY PERSONAL APPEARANCE
PHYSICAL FITNESS
PARTICIPATION
exemplary personal appearance ribbon
 
physical fitness ribbon
 
participation ribbon
 
Awarded twice yearly to all cadets that wear their uniform on all required occasions and have an average of 90% + on inspection
and not received an inspection grade below an "A". (this award can be received 3 times in a year based on the results of the NJROTC Area Manager during annual inspection)
Awarded twice a year to any cadet who meets or exceeds physical fitness standards to be given to you at a later time. Awarded when earned to all cadets earning one hour or more participation in at least three separate, non-social NJROTC sponsored events or activities (to include ushering at school events, flag detail, attendance at drill, field/athletic meets, and attendance on field trips).
UNIT SERVICE
COMMUNITY SERVICE
ACADEMIC TEAM
unit service ribbon
 
community service ribbon
 
academic team ribbon
 
Unit Service and each subsequent award is earned when a cadet performs superior service to unit. The award may be for sustained service at a level above that normally required of other cadets or it may be for a specific act(s) of superior service.
Community Service ribbons and each subsequent NJROTC award
are earned after 12 hrs of properly documented volunteer service.
Awarded when earned, to each cadet in good standing who has been a member of the Academic Team.
DRILL TEAM
COLOR GUARD
MARKSMANSHIP TEAM
DRILL TEAM RIBBON
 
COLOR GUARD RIBBON
 
MARKSMANSHIP RIBBON
 
The drill team ribbon may be awarded to all cadets that earn 3 drill team pts, which include parades, meets, and other performances. Awarded when earned to any cadet in good standing who has performed as a member of the color guard for 3 events. Awarded when earned to any cadet in good standing who has entered competition including all air-operated weapons.
ORIENTEERING TEAM
INTER SERVICE COMPETITION
RECRUITING
ORIENTEERING RIBBON
 
INTER SERVICE COMPETITION RIBBON
 
RECRUITING RIBBON
 
Awarded when earned to any cadet in good standing who has
entered competition.
Inter-Service Competition - Awarded to a cadet who has entered
any inter-service, national level competition, such as CyberPatriot, JLAB, etc.; or for any SeaPerch Competition, regardless of service sponsorship. This ribbon cannot be awarded in addition to, or in lieu of, another team-specific ribbon. For example: It cannot be awarded for competing in a local, Area or postal multi-service drill, academic, marksmanship or orienteering meet.
Awarded when earned to any cadet that is instrumental in the enrollment of two students or is part of a recruiting effort.
LEADERSHIP TRAINING
SEA CRUISE
LEADERSHIP TRAINING RIBBON
 
SEA CRUISE RIBBON
 
Awarded to any cadet upon completion of Basic Leadership Training, Leadership Academy
or similar training approved by the area manager.
Awarded to any cadet upon completion of an at sea cruise (vessel must cast off lines and be underway).
LAMP - BRONZE
LAMP - SILVER
LAMP - GOLD
BRONZE LAMP PIN
 
SILVER LAMP PIN
 
GOLD LAMP PIN
 
Worn on the Honor Cadet Ribbon by each cadet who has earned an "A" in NS 1. First award of School Honor Roll.
Worn on the Honor Cadet Ribbon by each cadet who has earned an "A" in NS 2. Second award of School Honor Roll.
Worn on the Honor Cadet Ribbon by each cadet who has earned an "A" in NS 3 and also NS 4. Third award of School Honor Roll.
ANCHOR - GOLD
GOLD ANCHOR PIN
 
Worn by Cadet Team leader of the applicable NJROTC Teams.
STAR - BRONZE
STAR - SILVER
STAR - GOLD
bronze star pin
 
silver star pin
 
gold star pin
 
Second Award (1) Third Award (2)
Fourth Award (1) Fifth Award (2)
Sixth Award (1) Seventh Award (2) Eighth Award (3)