Air Force Civilian Achievement Award Medal
Awarded to all Air Force civilian employees having successfully completed important projects or reached major unit milestones. Service must clearly demonstrate specific examples of how the employee exceeded service expected of an individual with similar responsibilities. The award can be granted while on detail or temporary assignment. Examples of achievements include, but are not limited to: A particular project or assignment, which involved overcoming unusual difficulties; Performance of assigned duties with special effort or innovation that resulted in significant economies or other highly desirable benefits; Creative efforts that made important contributions to science or research; A superior accomplishment or scientific achievement, which results in significant savings of time, manpower, or money to the Government.