Defense Commissary Agency (DECA) Civilian Career Service Award Lapel Pin
Defense Commissary Agency (DECA) Civilian Career Service Award.
(1) This is the appropriate honorary award to be initiated upon retirement. The award consists of a bronze medal and a citation/certificate.
(2) To be eligible for this award, the employee should have:
(a) A record of sustained superior performance that has had impact on the effective accomplishment of mission objectives; and
(b) Received previous recognition for superior performance or special achievement. However, prior receipt of top level honorary recognition is not a prerequisite for eligibility.
(3) This award is not to be used as a replacement for the Retirement Certificate. It will not be granted in conjunction with the DeCA Distinguished, Meritorious, Superior Civilian Service Award, or the DeCA Certificate of Achievement.
(4) Nominations will be processed IAW the DeCA's established procedures. Normally, this would include initiation of the nomination by the employee's immediate supervisor, using DeCAF 50-7, with a narrative justification attached. The Agency Director will approve and sign this award for all retiring employees.