Certificate of Appreciation Patriotic Civilian Service

The Certificate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civilian Service recognizes patriotic civilian service, and may be granted by the Secretary of the Army or by any commander (Lieutenant Colonel and above) for services provided to Army elements under his/her jurisdiction.


  • Nominations will recognize patriotic civilian service that contributes to the mission of an Army activity, command, or staff agency, or to the welfare of Army personnel.


  • This award may be used to recognize civilian employees for community service that reflects favorably on an Army activity or installation.

Content last reviewed: 6/20/2006-FMJ