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Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award

The Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award is the highest award given by the Secretary of Defense to career employees.

Eligibility:

  • All Army civilian nominations for this award should be made from those employees who have been awarded the Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service.

Criteria:

  • This award recognizes individuals whose careers reflect exceptional devotion to duty and extremely significant contributions of broad scope to the efficiency, economy, or other improvement in the operations of DOD.

Content last reviewed: 6/20/2006-FMJ