There is no specific time period to qualify for award of the MOVSM; however, volunteer service must exceed 3 years and/or 500 hours of service. Approval authorities will ensure the service to be honored merits the special recognition afforded by this medal.
How do you get the Outstanding volunteer Service Medal?
To qualify for award of the MOVSM a service members volunteer service must meet the following requirements: (1) Be to the civilian community, to include the military family community. (2) Be significant in nature and produce tangible results. (3) Reflect favorably on the Military Service and the Department of Defense.
How many points is a volunteer ribbon worth?
Awards and Medals
|Soldier’s Medal or higher award/decoration||40|
|Good Conduct Medal||10|
|Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal||10|
|Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with or without “M” Device)||10|
|Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal||10|
How many promotion points is the MOVSM worth?
The MOVSM is worth 10 promotion points (It used to be 15 points as established by the Milper Message mentioned below, but with the change in the Promotion Point System, it became 10 points), looks great for going to the board, and looks sharp on your ASUs.
Can you be awarded more than one MOVSM?
(4) No more than one MOVSM will be awarded to any Servicemember.
How many volunteer hours do you need for Navy ribbon?
The service must be sustained and provide a perceptible impact on the community. While there is no set time period for eligibility, most recipients have spent at least 3 years or 100 hours serving the community.
How do you get a Humanitarian Service Medal?
The Humanitarian Service Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who distinguish themselves by meritorious direct participation in any significant military act or operation of a humanitarian nature approved by the Department of Defense.
Does a COA have a ribbon?
The Public Health Service Commissioned Officer Association Medal is an award of the Department of Health and Human Services that recognizes any officer who is a member of the Commissioned Officer Association (COA). There is no full sized medal for this award, only a miniature medal and a service ribbon.
How many points is a PT test worth?
The Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) is based on a 300 point scale. There are 3 different events involved in the APFT. These include a 2 mile run, 2 minutes of push ups, and 2 minutes of situps. Each of these events is worth 100 points.
Is BLC worth promotion points?
Basic Leader Course: No promotion points are given for completion of Basic Leader Course (BLC) if you are competing for selection to SGT as it is a requirement to qualify for promotion. Promotion points are received for academic excellence in BLC, however.