National Intelligence Achievement Medal

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
NIAM ribbon per ICD-655 dated 2007
NIEAM ribbon per ICD-655 dated 2012

The National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal (NIEAM, previously referred to as the National Intelligence Achievement Medal and previous to that, the National Intelligence Medal of Achievement) is a decoration of the United States Intelligence Community (IC) awarded by the National Intelligence Awards (NIA) Program led by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI).[1]

According to the Intelligence Community Directive No. 655's latest revision dated 2012, the medal recognizes a single exceptional contribution to the IC and the United States.[2] Previously, in the ICD-655 dated 2007, it was called the National Intelligence Achievement Medal, also awarded to recognize a single exceptional contribution to the IC and the United States.[3][4][5][6]

The National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal and the National Intelligence Achievement Medal is an authorized decoration for display on U.S. military uniforms. In such cases, the medal is worn after all U.S. military personal decorations and unit awards and before any military campaign/service awards and foreign decorations.

National Intelligence Community Awards per ICD-655, dated 2012
USA National Intelligence Cross ribbon bar.PNG National Intelligence Cross
ICMV.PNG National Intelligence Medal for Valor
NIDRib.gif National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal
USA National Intelligence Superior Service Medal ribbon.png National Intelligence Superior Service Medal (was previously National Intelligence Career Achievement Medal)
NIRM Ribbon.png National Intelligence Reform Medal (was retired in November 2010)
USA National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal.png IntelAMed.gif National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal (NIEAM)
NIMUC Ribbon.GIF National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation (NIMUC)
Noribbon.svg National Intelligence Medallion (NIM)
Noribbon.svg National Intelligence Certificate of Distinction (NICD)
Noribbon.svg Director of National Intelligence Award for Collaborative Leadership (was retired in November 2010)
Noribbon.svg National Intelligence Special Act or Service Award (NISASA)
Noribbon.svg National Intelligence Community Equal Opportunity and Diversity Award (NICEEODA)
Noribbon.svg Intelligence Community EEO and Diversity Exemplary Leadership Award
Noribbon.svg Intelligence Community EEO and Diversity Outstanding Achievement Award
Noribbon.svg Galileo Award


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.fas.org/irp/dni/icd/icd-655.pdf Intelligence Community Directive 655, updated in 2012
  2. ^ http://www.fas.org/irp/dni/icd/icd-655.pdf Intelligence Community Directive 655, updated in 2012
  3. ^ http://www.fas.org/irp/dni/icd/icd-655.pdf
  4. ^ Intelligence Community Directive 655: National Intelligence Awards Program, dated 2007
  5. ^ Director of Central Intelligence Directive 7/1, Intelligence Community Awards (superseded by Intelligence Community Directive 655
  6. ^ USNIAACH