Department of Defense Meritorious Award

The Department of Defense Meritorious Award may be granted to organizations for outstanding contributions to the national defense effort.


  • Any organization, including corporations, associations, and other groups, may be considered for this award.


  • These contributions must involve the material furtherance of an established DOD program and require considerable effort on the part of the organization concerned in the planning and execution of the service performed.

Content last reviewed: 6/20/2006-FMJ