To receive the coveted Zephram Cochrane Medal of Excellence, a member of the Fleet must have shown an impressive array of talents and qualities over a considerable length of time. Such a member will have been active personally throughout their career, continually striving for more; they will have shown leadership abilities over a wide range of positions throughout the Fleet; they will have been a mentor to numerous other members, helping them along their path; they will be a pillar of the Fleet. These are the recipients of the Zephram Cochrane Medal of Excellence.
Nominated by the BFXO or higher.
All nominations must provide evidence, proof, and/or testimony that the nominee is deserving of the award.
All nominations will be reviewed in full by Office of the Chief of Staff, who will decide to approve or reject the award.