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US Navy Sea Cadet Corps (NSCC) Recognition Program


US Navy Sea Cadets

US Navy Sea Cadet Corps (NSCC)

Effective June 15, 1998 the US Navy Sea Cadet Corps (NSCC) is no longer eligible to receive the SAR JROTC (Bronze) Medal.  The NSCC is an outstanding program and should be supported by recognizing the Outstanding NSCC Cadet with the Bronze Good Citizenship Medal, which is shown below.

Good Citizenship Medal

The SAR Bronze Good Citizenship Medal recognizes persons whose achievements are noteworthy in their school, community or state.  This medal is awarded to both adults and minors.

This medal is authorized for presentation to the US Navy Sea Cadet Corps, to an Outstanding Cadet nominated by his/her Commanding Officer.   The award is in recognition of the Cadet's Leadership, Military Bearing, and Excellence of Character, Scholarship, and Citizenship.

The medal is bronze, struck on a circular planchet and on the obverse is depicted a Minuteman holding a rifle, with a plow and the Liberty Bell in the background.  It is inscribed, with the letters, "Good Citizenship Medal".   The reverse is inscribed "Our inspiration is from the past, our duty is in the present, our hope is in the future."  It is suspended from a ribbon of the SAR colors.  A certificate of recognition accompanies the medal.