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Marine Corps Safety Excellence Award


This award is presented each fiscal year to one officer, one enlisted, and one government civilian employee (of any service/pay plan whose primary responsibilities are outside of Safety Occupational and Health) who have made the most significant contribution to the Marine Corps Safety Management System. Nominations will be submitted through the chain of command and endorsed by each General Officer. The award consists of a commemorative wall plaque, a Marine Corps Safety Division commemorative coin, and a certificate signed by the Commandant of the Marine Corps.


All Marine Corps military and government civilian employees.

Award Criteria

The narrative will describe the contributions or noteworthy accomplishments the individual made to the Marine Corps Safety Management System during the fiscal year.


The award will be judged on the criteria required by MCO 5100.29C.

Submit award nominations to the following address:

Commandant of the Marine Corps (SD)
Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps
701 S. Courthouse Rd, Suite 20050
Arlington, VA 22204-2190

The Deputy Director, Safety Division, will annually convene the Marine Corps Ground Safety Awards Board with representatives from each of the Safety Division functional areas to review award nominations and make recommendations to the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps.


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