HONOURS AND AWARDS
ORDER OF MILITARY MERIT
Awarded to those who have demonstrated dedication and devotion beyond the call of duty, achieving conspicuous merit and exceptional military service. The post-nominal MMM, OMM, CMM shall be used depending on the grade.
ORDER OF ST.JOHN OF JERUSALEM
Members pledge to prevent and relieve sickness and injury, and to act to enhance the health and well-being of people anywhere in the world. Post-nominal’s are not to be used outside of this order although this is a nationally recognized order.
Awarded to those wounded or killed in action, and to members whose death under honorable circumstances is a result of injury or disease related directly to military service.
GENERAL CAMPAIGN STAR
Given to recognize members of the Canadian Forces who had directly participated in any military campaign under Canadian or allied command.
GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL
Is presented to members deployment outside of Canada with Canadian Forces, though not necessarily in a theater of operations, to provide direct support, on a full-time basis, to operations in the presence of an armed enemy
OPERATIONAL SERVICE MEDAL
Presented to anyone working for the Canadian Forces who had directly participated in any military campaign under Canadian or allied command.
SPECIAL SERVICE MEDAL
recognizes members of the Canadian Forces (CF) who have performed a service determined to be under exceptional circumstances, in a clearly defined locality for a specified duration. The SSM recognizes approved activities underway on 11 June 1984 or subsequently established. This medal is always issued with a bar that specifies the special service being recognized, each bar having its own criteria.
CANADIAN PEACEKEEPING SERVICE MEDAL
Recognizes Canadian Peacekeepers deployed outside Canada for a minimum of 30 days, civilians who served with the Canadian Forces on peacekeeping missions.
UNITED NATIONS MEDALS
CANADIAN FORCES DECORATION
this decoration is awarded to all ranks who have completed 12 years of service and must have a good record of conduct during the final eight years of claimed service. Claps are awarded for each subsequent 10 years of service. The post-nominal CD only shall be used in military circles.
MENTIONED IN DISPATCHES
shall be awarded for valiant conduct, devotion to duty or other distinguished service. Members of the Canadian Forces on active service and other individuals working with or in conjunction with the Canadian Forces on or after November 1, 1990 are eligible for the award of the Insignia. The oak leaf Insignia is worn on the campaign on mission ribbon for which it was awarded or on the left breast if there was awarded for an operation where a ribbon was not issued. The short form ‘MID’ is common but is not an approved post-nominal
DIVISION COMMANDER’S COMMENDATION
for significant impact or contribution in 4 Cdn Div’s AOR, the Army in Ontario, (Formerly LFCA)
BRIGADE COMMANDER’S COMMENDATION
for significant impact or contribution within 32 CBG and its Units
COLONEL COMMANDANT’S COMMENDATION
for significant impact on the Royal Regiment or National Regimental Family
HONORARY COLONEL’S COMMENDATION
for significant impact or contribution to the 7 Toronto Reg’t Regimental Family
COMMANDING OFFICER’S COMMENDATION
for significant impact or contribution on the Regiment or its soldiers
32 CBG SOLIDER OF THE YEAR
ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADIAN ARTILLERY TOP SERGEANT (PRes)
BRIGADIER H.E. BROWN OBE, ED, CD AWARD
for outstanding performance on an Artillery Course
LGEN GUY SIMONDS CBE, OC, ED, CD AWARD
for best detachment commander
CAPT KEVIN LIGHTFOOT, CD AWARD
for best PWT 3 score
for best PWT 3 score
CWO PEDRO ROSA, MMM, CD SERVICE AND SUPPORT AWARD
HOWARD CABLE OC MEMORIAL AWARD
for best associate musician
RSS TROPHY FOR BEST ARTILLERY TECHNICIAN
SR NCO LEADERSHIP AWARD
THE GUNNER JOSEPH P GREEN MEMORIAL AWARD
for comradeship as voted on by members of Jr. Ranks mess
THE BSM ERNIE G TULLY TROPHY
for best gun layer
BEST SIGNALER TROPHY
THE EJ CARTER Jr AWARD
for best solider musician
THE RSM CWO (Mr Grn) DAVID ROBINSON, MMM, CD, AWARD
for best athlete