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Wall of Gallantry Nomination

Eligible graduates are those who have distinguished themselves during operational missions, and have received one of the following awards:

  • Medal of Honor
  • Navy Cross
  • Coast Guard Cross
  • Gold Medal of Congress
  • Silver Star
  • Legion of Merit (with combat “V”)
  • Distinguished Flying Cross (combat operations not required)
  • Navy and Marine Corps Medal
  • Gold Lifesaving Medal
  • Bronze Star (with combat “V”)
  • Commendation Medal (with combat “V”)
  • Achievement Medal (with combat “V”)
  • Silver Lifesaving Medal
  • NASA Space Flight Medal

Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


Please submit a copy of the qualifying award citation, the nominee’s unit assignment history, and the nomination form by December 31st, by mail:

Superintendent (ccd)
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
27 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320
Attn: Hall of Heroes Nomination

Nomination packaged for officers who matriculated through other commissioning sources should be mailed to the Officer Candidate School.

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