U.S. Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) – Achievement Award Medal is presented annually by the USAREC to a cadet at each school in recognition of
outstanding achievement and contributions to the Junior ROTC program. The award consists of a bronze medal and ribbon bar. The cadet must:
•Be in the second year of a 3-year program or in the third year of a 4-year program.
•Be in the top 25 percent of his or her academic class.
•Have demonstrated outstanding leadership traits and possess the potential for assuming positions of increased responsibility.
•Participate in integrated-curricular activities that foster both scholastic and military excellence.
•Demonstrate qualities of dependability and good character, respect military discipline and standards, and possess a fundamental and patriotic understanding of the importance of JROTC training.
•Not have previously received the award.
School officials will make the selection with the assistance of the DAI/SAI.