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The Content Review Medal of Merit[edit]

I'd like to nominate Nikkimaria (talk · contribs) for the Content Review Medal of Merit on behalf of the project. Every time I put up an A-class of FAC she's there to check the references. Great work. Hawkeye7 (talk) 11:53, 3 July 2012 (UTC)

  • Support This is an excellent nomination: Nikki has made a massive contribution to this very important, but unglamorous, side of the review process. Nick-D (talk) 12:02, 3 July 2012 (UTC)
  • As far as I know, the Content Review Medal of Merit can be freely awarded by anyone; it doesn't require a formal vote, so I'm not entirely sure what the point of this request is. Are you proposing that we establish a new formal awards process within the project? I wouldn't be opposed to that, but I would suggest that we create a more unique and "special" award for that rather than using one that's already in common circulation. Kirill [talk] 21:07, 3 July 2012 (UTC)
    • What I am proposing is that it be awarded on behalf of the project, rather than simply by myself. Hawkeye7 (talk) 21:36, 3 July 2012 (UTC)
      • I'm not sure if that really makes sense as a one-off thing, considering we've already awarded Nikkimaria the WikiChevrons with Oak Leaves on essentially the same basis; simply giving her a "lower" award doesn't seem like the best approach—particularly as we do already have a precedent for awarding the Oak Leaves themselves multiple times.
      • Now, if the intent is to establish a more general principle of giving project-level awards to content reviewers (in addition to our ACM system, which is primarily oriented towards content creators), I would have no problem with that; in fact, I think we may have discussed something along those lines during one of the quarterly review awards cycles. However, as I mentioned above, I'd suggest coming up with something more unique (e.g. a Content Review Medal of Merit w/ Oak Leaves or something like that) for use as a project-level award rather than co-opting the existing one. Kirill [talk] 21:51, 3 July 2012 (UTC)
        • I agree with Kirill, although I think we should try to come up with our own name for it. :-) Ed [talk] [majestic titan] 22:31, 3 July 2012 (UTC)
          • This suggestion/discussion is a year old -- is it time to remove (perhaps to the Coord talk page for further discussion and possible action)? I don't see the point of it remaining here in this form unto perpetuity... ;-) Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 00:30, 21 July 2013 (UTC)
            • I think it has merit and should be discussed in a wider forum. Regards, Peacemaker67 (send... over) 01:31, 21 July 2013 (UTC)

Nominations for the Oak Leaves[edit]


I'd like to nominate Anotherclown (talk · contribs) in recognition of his enormous contributions to articles on Australian military history (which include 5 A-class and 15 GA-class articles) and the military history of other nations as well as his massive contributions to the article assessment and review processes, not to mention his many other contributions to keeping the project running. I think that this award is long overdue given Anotherclown's impressive record and the fact that he was a runner-up in the Military historian of the Year process for 2010 and 2011. Nick-D (talk) 02:50, 12 May 2012 (UTC)

  • Support Great writer and incredibly helpful with the more mundane activities.--Sturmvogel 66 (talk) 03:51, 12 May 2012 (UTC)
  • Support with alacrity! Indeed overdue, I'm glad to recognise with the Oak Leaves AC's great contributions to Australian Cold War history, as well as the everyday MilHist tasks -- and tks Nick for nominating. Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 04:18, 12 May 2012 (UTC)
  • Support. Kirill [talk] 12:26, 12 May 2012 (UTC)
  • Support, and wish I had thought of doing this. Thanks Nick. - Dank (push to talk) 18:31, 14 May 2012 (UTC)
  • Yes, definitely. Ed [talk] [majestic titan] 22:20, 19 May 2012 (UTC)
  • Support Thoroughly deserved Hawkeye7 (talk) 03:41, 20 May 2012 (UTC)
Awarded Nick-D (talk) 10:17, 20 May 2012 (UTC)


I would like to nominate EyeSerene (talk · contribs) in recognition of their work as a long-standing co-ord of the project who served in the last six tranches, and their wider contributions to Wikipedia as whole since becoming a registered user in September 2006. AustralianRupert (talk) 00:28, 30 September 2012 (UTC)

  • Support – very friendly and thoughtful, helped me settle into Wiki a lot during my first awkward months. Ma®©usBritish{chat} 00:36, 30 September 2012 (UTC)
  • Support. Kirill [talk] 03:08, 30 September 2012 (UTC)
  • Eye-eye. I think I've run on in the past about your many accomplishments Eye, so I'll just offer support, and hope to see you more active here soon. - Dank (push to talk) 03:20, 30 September 2012 (UTC)
  • Support EyeSerene is an outstanding editor who's made a huge contribution to all elements of the project. Nick-D (talk) 11:41, 1 October 2012 (UTC)
  • Support -- excellent nom per above, and the fact that we practically always see eye to eye (pun completely unintended of course) doesn't hurt... ;-) Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 01:55, 2 October 2012 (UTC)
  • Hell Yes Nuf Said.
Awarded AustralianRupert (talk) 10:01, 4 October 2012 (UTC)

Parsecboy (2)[edit]

I want to nominate Parsecboy (talk · contribs) for a second WikiChevrons with Oak Leaves. He received the first Oak Leaves in July 2009 (almost four years ago) and he has created many more great articles since. The fact that he received eight A-Class medals with Swords since 2010 is indicative of his dedication to this project. I hope the coordinates second this opinion. Thanks MisterBee1966 (talk) 13:46, 29 May 2013 (UTC)

  • Support, but wait - we decided last time (SandyGeorgia) that a four-year break was enough, and that'll be in July. To say that this would be deserved would be an understatement. Ed [talk] [majestic titan] 21:19, 29 May 2013 (UTC)
  • Support -- I think it's time to reactivate this well-deserved nom, per above. Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 01:11, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
  • Support Parsecboy is an outstanding editor Nick-D (talk) 08:28, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
  • Support. Kirill [talk] 19:27, 20 July 2013 (UTC)
  • Support: Good idea. AustralianRupert (talk) 22:08, 20 July 2013 (UTC)
Awarded Nick-D (talk) 11:24, 29 August 2013 (UTC)
Heh, would've awarded this myself but I thought we still needed one more vote for a majority of coords -- or am I behind the times re. that rule...? ;-) Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 11:46, 29 August 2013 (UTC)
Given how long this had been open and the lack of any concerns, I decided to ignore that rule :) Nick-D (talk) 08:34, 30 August 2013 (UTC)
Heh, obviously I'm happy for the award to be made -- as long as the rule being ignored is acknowledged, it's fine by me... ;-) Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 08:43, 30 August 2013 (UTC)

MisterBee1966 (2)[edit]

I want to nominate MisterBee1966 (talk · contribs) for a second WikiChevrons with Oak Leaves. He received the award in February 2009 (four-and-a-half years ago) and he has created many more meticulously researched articles and lists since, including another five featured lists of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (by my reckoning). He has received four A-Class Medals, five with Oak Leaves, and five with Swords since his first WikiChevrons with Oak Leaves, and this shows his commitment to the Military History WikiProject. He has served twice as a coordinator in that time, a six month stint in 2010 then a year in 2011–12. He has been very friendly and helpful to me when I've been working on biographies of Knight's Cross recipients that served in the Balkans, especially in locating hard-to-find details on awards, family life etc. Peacemaker67 (send... over) 13:53, 2 October 2013 (UTC)

  • Support -- good idea, it's been long enough between drinks, and we are in the month of Oktoberfest after all... ;-) Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 14:21, 2 October 2013 (UTC)
  • Support: agreed, good nomination. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) 11:34, 3 October 2013 (UTC)
  • Support MisterBee is an outstanding editor who has made massive contributions since he last received this award. Thank you for starting this nomination Peacemaker. Nick-D (talk) 11:42, 3 October 2013 (UTC)
  • Support - due credit. Anotherclown (talk) 10:39, 5 October 2013 (UTC)
  • Support. Kirill [talk] 11:51, 6 October 2013 (UTC)
  • SECONDS! :) But seriously, a well formulated nomination for a well deserving editor. TomStar81 (Talk) 03:01, 10 October 2013 (UTC)
  • Support Cdtew (talk) 02:17, 14 October 2013 (UTC)
Is the rule that a nomination needs a majority of coordinators? Peacemaker67 (send... over) 01:22, 17 November 2013 (UTC)
Yesss, but this now has support from half of 'em and has generated no dissent whatsoever after remaining open more than six weeks, plus we have the precedent of Parsec's award just above, so I'd say go for it... ;-) Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 01:52, 17 November 2013 (UTC)
Duly awarded. Peacemaker67 (send... over) 03:49, 17 November 2013 (UTC)
Thank you all for this token of appreciation. MisterBee1966 (talk) 08:16, 18 November 2013 (UTC)

Majestic Titan Editors (IAR request)[edit]

I that this is unprecedented in the history of the award, but in accordance with the reply to a question I left Sturmvogel 66 I would like to nominate Parsecboy (talk · contribs), Cam (talk · contribs), The ed17 (talk · contribs), Dank (talk · contribs), and Saberwyn (talk · contribs) to share a Chevron with Oak Leaves award for the roles that each played in assisting with the creation of the 63-article Featured Topic Battlecruisers of the World. In making this nomination I ask the community to consider the following:

  • Each of the candidates has an equal claim to an award for the years long effort that they put into the total project by working on their corner of it,
  • Each candidate who has helped by working on this Featured Topic has made contributions of truly incredible quality or importance in the area of military history, not only by completing the single largest FT to date on Wikipedia (and in the process allowing Milhist to share in the glory of the triumph), but this is also the first time ever one Wikipedia an entire classification of ships - battlecruisers in this case - has been unconditionally at or above GA-Class,
  • In the spirit of IAR, these editors should be recognized for this outstanding accomplishment with an award, and though it is unprecedented I am asking that they be awarded a Chevron w/Oak Leaves as a group for what they accomplished.

I realize that this is the first time that such a request, and such a nomination, have been made, so I am prepared to accept a no answer if the community judges that our most prestigious award should not be handed out in this manner, however as I have said before in different ways, "nothing ventured, nothing gained."

  • Support as nominator - TomStar81 (Talk) 02:10, 13 November 2013 (UTC)
  • Support: I like this idea, Tom. A very impressive body of work. Thank you to all involved. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) 11:24, 14 November 2013 (UTC)
  • Support Hawkeye7 (talk) 12:17, 14 November 2013 (UTC)
  • Support, noting that this is also a case of IAR because two of the nominees are currently coordinators. For simplicity and consistency, should the award page list each of the five recipients individually, rather than having a single, combined listing? Kirill [talk] 01:33, 15 November 2013 (UTC)
    • Honestly, I hadn't considered how this should be listed since I was fairly certain when I posted the nomination that it'd be shot down by now (needless to say, I'm pleasantly surprised :) I think that listing the recipients individually would be best, although listing the recipients altogether would save space and would allow for one master posting of the award rather than having the citation repeat five teams for each member. We have sometime to discuss the matter before the award is handed out, so we can solicit input from the other supporters on how best to present this. TomStar81 (Talk) 02:11, 15 November 2013 (UTC)
  • Support -- My first thought is that the award should be listed essentially the way it's been proposed, i.e. combined. This is after all a special variation of the award, and listing it combined makes it easier to ignore the 'no current coords' rule IMO. Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 06:39, 15 November 2013 (UTC)
  • Support -- I agree with a combined approach. In fact, I this might be a IAR case as Tom has proposed it, but perhaps it begs the question of whether we should have a formal system for group awards of the OAK, along the lines of the teamwork barnstar (ie a cluster of wiki chevrons with oak leaves? Pieces of collaboration such as this are worthy of a unique award, I mean, a 63 article featured topic? This type of long term collaboration surely helps with retention and maintaining a long-term focus. Peacemaker67 (send... over) 08:54, 18 November 2013 (UTC)
  • Support as a combined award and combined listing, so as to not go too far off the reservation while ignoring all rules. Cdtew (talk) 18:47, 27 November 2013 (UTC)


Scanning the nominees for MHOTY, I kicked myself for not having put forward Hchc's name, but unfortunately nominations had closed by that time. Considering other possible recognition, I checked the list of Oak Leaves recipients and was surprised to find his name missing there too. Well, that's something we can definitely rectify, so I hereby nominate Hchc2009 for the Oak Leaves for his exemplary work over the years on medieval history, biographies and fortifications, as evidenced by his successful A-Class and/or Featured Article nominations for Henry I of England, John of England, Peasants' Revolt, Bastille and Windsor Castle among others, many GAs, and also for his consistent efforts as a reviewer. Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 23:08, 2 January 2014 (UTC)

  • Support: great idea! An excellent contributor who deserves recognition. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) 06:34, 3 January 2014 (UTC)
  • Support: Thanks for this nom, Ian. Very well deserved. Peacemaker67 (send... over) 08:56, 6 January 2014 (UTC)
  • Support. Sorry, not on my watchlist. Hchc is one of our most dedicated, competent and generous writers and reviewers. - Dank (push to talk) 01:56, 8 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Support. @WP:MILHIST coordinators: please take a look at this nomination if you haven't already. Kirill [talk] 11:30, 11 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Support Hchc2009's work on castles has been outstanding Nick-D (talk) 11:38, 11 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Support Hawkeye7 (talk) 11:41, 11 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Wait, he's really never received the Oak Leaves? That's a travesty. Ed [talk] [majestic titan] 12:10, 11 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Support For sure. —Ed!(talk) 13:07, 11 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Support Very well deserved and long overdue. Cliftonian (talk) 18:43, 11 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Support Cdtew (talk) 18:53, 11 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Support by all means.--Tomobe03 (talk) 11:37, 12 February 2014 (UTC)
Awarded Ian Rose (talk) 21:24, 12 February 2014 (UTC)

Sturmvogel (2)[edit]

I would like to nominate Sturmvogel for his second Oak Leaves. Sturm was awarded his first Oak Leaves over four years ago. Since that time he has continued his sterling performance as a major contributor to our WikiProject. This has included two years as a Coordinator (September 2010 to September 2012), three A-Class Medals, five A-Class Medals with Oak Leaves, and five A-Class Medals with Swords. He topped the recent February-March backlog drive, is a regular winner of the monthly contest, is a consistent and keen reviewer, and provides wise advice on various aspects of the WikiProject to all and sundry. He doesn't engage in groupthink and asks the hard questions. All in all, a real champion of MILHIST. Regards, Peacemaker67 (send... over) 14:07, 14 April 2014 (UTC) @WP:MILHIST coordinators:

  • Support -- wot a good idea, well deserved! Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 14:13, 14 April 2014 (UTC)
  • Support -- While he seems to remain humble, the fact is he's been an immense asset to the project for years. —Ed!(talk) 20:42, 14 April 2014 (UTC)
  • Support: most certainly a deserving editor. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) 23:20, 14 April 2014 (UTC)
  • Support, well deserved. @WP:MILHIST coordinators: This has been open for a while, so please comment if you haven't already. Kirill [talk] 22:18, 18 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Support A well-deserved and somewhat overdue accolade. Hawkeye7 (talk) 22:21, 18 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Support. Well, of all things ... Kirill's notification actually caught me musing over whether to give Sturm a barnstar for his high-quality writing and copyediting ... but this is better. Gratz. - Dank (push to talk) 22:51, 18 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Support Signed , sealed, delivered. Well done! TomStar81 (Talk) 01:36, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

The ed17[edit]

Ed is, simply, a MilHist institution. Co-opted as a coordinator in November 2008, he decided he liked the job, and only tore himself away from it when he declined to stand in the 2014–15 election just held. In November 2010 he became one half of the Bugle newsletter's first dedicated editing team, helping to put in place the format still in use today, and only left that position in September 2012 to focus on editing the Wikipedia Signpost. Along the way he's written or co-written an amazing 25 Featured Articles. Ed was a co-recipient of the (IAR) Majestic Titans Oak Leaves last year but, owing to his continuous service as a coordinator till now, this is his first nomination for a long-overdue individual award. Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 14:47, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

Awarded Ian Rose (talk) 06:51, 4 October 2014 (UTC)

Nick-D (2)[edit]

I nominate Nick-D for his second Oak Leaves. Nick was awarded the Oak Leaves in March 2010 at the conclusion of his last coordinatorship, a two year period from February 2008 to March 2010. Since then he has completed a second stint on the coord team, this time of three years from September 2011 to September 2014, including one year as joint lead coordinator. Since his first award, he's written (by my crappy maths), at least another 15 or so FAs, and has received two ACMs, five ACMs with Oak Leaves, and one with Swords, as well as getting buckets of GAs over the line. Nick has been a member of Operation Normandy and Operation Majestic Titan, all while continuing to work hard on articles, admin duties, editing the Bugle, and helping many with his sage and measured advice. I personally joined WP and Milhist just after Nick returned to the coord team, and benefited greatly from his advice and reviewing skills as I developed my own editing skills. Peacemaker67 (crack... thump) 07:30, 9 November 2014 (UTC)

  • Strong Support' TomStar81 (Talk) 08:06, 9 November 2014 (UTC)
  • Tks for this nom, PM. Obviously meets the "negative" criteria, i.e. no longer a coord and not less than four years since last award. The positive criteria? Just speak for themselves -- Support! Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 08:11, 9 November 2014 (UTC)
  • Support agree to everything that was said. MisterBee1966 (talk) 08:48, 9 November 2014 (UTC)
  • Support. You've had as much a hand as anyone in defining our A-class and FAC process, Nick. - Dank (push to talk) 13:06, 9 November 2014 (UTC)
  • Heartily endorsed!--Sturmvogel 66 (talk) 03:52, 18 November 2014 (UTC)
  • Support. Kirill [talk] 01:16, 20 November 2014 (UTC)
Awarded - Dumelow (talk) 16:59, 23 November 2014 (UTC)

Adam Cuerden[edit]

@WP:MILHIST coordinators: As most of you have at this point scene, we've got end of the year awards to hand out, but ahead of that I wanted to formally nominate Adam Cuerden (talk · contribs) for a Chevron with Oak Leaves award based on the unprecedented amount of featured media he has racked up for the project. I dare say that this man is probably single handedly responsible for making sure that so many of our articles on people, places, events and equipment have accompanying images of outstanding quality that I feel he has more than earned the award on the merit of his media edits.

  • Support as nominator. TomStar81 (Talk) 11:30, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Support fully agree MisterBee1966 (talk) 12:05, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Support Hawkeye7 (talk) 12:12, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Comment I must say, this is exceptionally kind of all of you. Adam Cuerden (talk) 12:24, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Support good nomination, completely concur. Regards, Peacemaker67 (crack... thump) 12:54, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Support Sturmvogel 66 (talk) 14:35, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Absolutely. Fantastic work. HJ Mitchell | Penny for your thoughts? 15:49, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Support - agree. Nikkimaria (talk) 16:03, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Full Support --Molestash (talk) 22:48, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Support -- excellent nomination, and well-deserved, Adam! I think we have consensus to award now, would you like to do the honours, Tom? Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 23:15, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
    • I'll do the honors, but it looks like its time for dinner here, so I'll have to come back to it later this evening. TomStar81 (Talk) 01:12, 29 January 2015 (UTC)

Ian Rose (2)[edit]

I nominate Ian Rose for his second Oak Leaves. Ian was awarded the Oak Leaves in February 2009, and he has been a coordinator ever since until he stepped down at the recent election. This has been a pretty incredible run, topped off by an outstanding year as lead coordinator in the last tranche. If he hadn't been ineligible for the award during his years as a coord, he would almost certainly have been nominated before now, based on his work on the Bugle. Nuff said.

HJ Mitchell[edit]

Harry has been editing since 2009, and is an admin and oversighter. He's also an admin on Commons. In addition to his recently concluded four years as a coordinator of Milhist, he has been a great ambassador in the UK for our project through his involvement with Wikimedia events in the UK, such as Wikimania 2014. He fights vandals and has far more patience than I (sadly, that's not saying all that much). On a personal note, among his excellent FA/FLs are two articles about British generals, firstly a much-loved brigadier and secondly, a much-feared major-general (both of whom I worked for in Bosnia). It is always handy to have admins on the Milhist team to help sort things out, and Harry is always happy to lend a hand. Peacemaker67 (crack... thump) 09:38, 25 October 2015 (UTC)


I want to nominate Kierzek for the WikiChevrons with Oak Leaves. Kierzek is an active member of WikiProject Military History and has been editing on Wikipedia since March 2009. He has written 16 Good Articles and one of which is now A-Class. His editing is focused on the very sensitive area of the SS and I believe he has done a great job of presenting this topic neutrally, not an easy task. And lastly, I find him very helpful and cooperative. Thanks MisterBee1966 (talk) 10:53, 1 February 2016 (UTC)

MisterBee1966 your nom, care to do the honours? Peacemaker67 (click to talk to me) 08:50, 3 March 2016 (UTC)

MisterBee1966 (3)[edit]

In recognition of his long and distinguished career with the Military history WikiProject, I am nominating Mr. B for the Chevron with Oakleaves award as a final salute for all that he contributed to our project. In making this recommendation, I find that he served honorably as a coordinator for this project, made contributions of outstanding quality while active, and at the time of his retirement and departure he was under no restrictions or sanctions with regards to editing or interacting.

  • Support as Nominator TomStar81 (Talk) 07:35, 3 June 2016 (UTC)
  • Support Will be missed. Hawkeye7 (talk) 08:55, 3 June 2016 (UTC)
  • Support: Most certainly he will be sorely missed, and I hope that maybe the issues that led to his departure could be resolved amicably. All the best, AustralianRupert (talk) 11:35, 3 June 2016 (UTC)
  • Support. I didn't know there were issues ... if there's something to fix, let's fix it! If not, then no worries, MrB, and I hope you continue to drop by. We'll all miss you. - Dank (push to talk) 12:48, 3 June 2016 (UTC)
  • Support. Kirill Lokshin (talk) 22:54, 3 June 2016 (UTC)
  • Support: on the basis of IAR regarding length of time between drinks, due to his retirement. A problem that at least contributed to his retirement has to be that of the very hard line anti-Nazi de WP which is now being aggressively pushed here by a few editors, to the detriment of numerous articles and lists on which MB has worked assiduously over the years. I'll say here that having written up several Balkans-related Waffen-SS articles myself, and being highly sensitive to any sort of pro-Nazi bias, I have never seen any evidence of such bias in any of MB's work. His main area of contribution has been to improve coverage of recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which is a laudable area of endeavour. No-one should be seeking to undermine the merit of the actions of a member of the Wehrmacht because they were on the losing side, or because they were a member of the Nazi Party. It must be remembered that the Nazi Party was a popular mass movement in Germany, at least pre-war. If an individual committed crimes, or commanded a unit that did, that information should be explored in the article, of course. I think it is a great shame that such a productive editor has been hounded off WP (a least in part) by such actions, and suggest all coordinators keep a weather eye out for this behaviour. de WP is a very different beast from en WP, and has a very different culture regarding WWII topics. I don't think en WP will benefit from accommodating the hard line that is apparently standard there. Regards, Peacemaker67 (click to talk to me) 02:56, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  • Support I've also had encounters with the diehard anti-Nazis, to my chagrin, and wish MrBee the best and believe that some time away will allow him time to regenerate. I do hope that he will reenter the fray at some point.--Sturmvogel 66 (talk) 03:14, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  • Comment Thanks folks for the nomination, but I can't accept this, please withdraw. Recent edits to the work I was and am being praised for show that it is not in line with our policies or what the community believes to be a good article (see here, here, here among many others). The question the project should ask, is the quality assurance process working, apparently not, as these edits show. Thanks again for the time and support, good luck to all. MisterBee1966 (talk) 08:21, 9 June 2016 (UTC)
    • G'day, I have asked K.e.coffman if we could try to establish a process of review, to discuss these changes in a broader forum [6]. I'm not sure if this helps at all, MB, but I do hope you will get involved after you have had a bit of a break. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) 21:44, 10 June 2016 (UTC)

Nominations for the A-Class Medal[edit]

A-Class Medal nominations are initiated when an editor first achieves three successful A-class nominations, and for every third subsequent successful A-class nomination. These medal nominations need at least two coordinators' votes to succeed; the role of the second (and any subsequent) coordinators is only to verify that the editor is due to receive this medal in order to prevent accidental awards. Once an A-Class Medal has been awarded, add it to the A-Class Medal page.

Archives: 1, 2, 3

Georgejdorner (1)[edit]

A-Class medal: for Roderic Dallas, Albert Ball, and List of World War I aces credited with 5 victories

  • Support As nominator. Hawkeye7 (talk) 11:58, 14 December 2013 (UTC)
  • Support as co-nom of the first two articles (neither of which I would've dreamed of taking to A-Class without George's prompting and constant collaboration) and reviewer of the last. Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 22:20, 2 January 2014 (UTC)
Awarded Ian Rose (talk) 22:31, 2 January 2014 (UTC)

Parsecboy (20)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for List of light cruisers of Germany, HMS Iron Duke (1912), and SMS Schwaben.

MisterBee1966 (15)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (W), List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (Ba–Bm), and List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (Bn–Bz)

Hawkeye7 (23)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds for Silverplate, Paul Tibbets, and Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. HJ Mitchell | Penny for your thoughts? 20:35, 19 January 2014 (UTC)

Awarded Nick-D (talk) 10:30, 12 February 2014 (UTC)

Sturmvogel 66 (16)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for Japanese battleship Asahi, Russian battleship Retvizan, and Japanese aircraft carrier Sōryū

  • Support As nominator. Hawkeye7 (talk) 10:20, 28 January 2014 (UTC)
  • Support per above. —Ed!(talk) 13:05, 11 February 2014 (UTC)
Awarded Nick-D (talk) 10:36, 12 February 2014 (UTC)

Nick-D (10)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for No. 38 Squadron RAAF, Operation Tungsten, and Operation Mascot

  • Support As nominator. Hawkeye7 (talk) 19:57, 12 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Support. Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 20:57, 12 February 2014 (UTC)
Awarded Ian Rose (talk) 21:11, 12 February 2014 (UTC)

Ian Rose (21)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for No. 34 Squadron RAAF, Elwyn Roy King, and No. 90 Wing RAAF

  • Support As nominator. Hawkeye7 (talk) 10:37, 18 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Support Nick-D (talk) 10:19, 27 February 2014 (UTC)
Awarded Nick-D (talk) 10:19, 27 February 2014 (UTC)

Parsecboy (21)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for SMS Mecklenburg, SMS Kaiser Wilhelm II, and SMS Wörth

  • Support As nominator. Hawkeye7 (talk) 10:41, 18 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Support Nick-D (talk) 10:22, 27 February 2014 (UTC)
Awarded Nick-D (talk) 10:22, 27 February 2014 (UTC)

MisterBee1966 (16)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (Hn–Hz), List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (Ha–Hm), and List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (Ka–Km)

  • Support As nominator. Hawkeye7 (talk) 09:28, 19 March 2014 (UTC)
  • SupportEd!(talk) 20:43, 14 April 2014 (UTC)
Awarded Anotherclown (talk) 21:52, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

Parsecboy (22)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for España-class battleship, SMS Emden (1908), and Mackensen-class battlecruiser

I hate to cause trouble, but it appears that the ACR for SMS Mecklenburg was never added to the medal tracking list. That should displace the just-closed Mackensen class article from this ACM. Parsecboy (talk) 22:30, 19 April 2014 (UTC)
Actually, belay that - it was included in the (21) award just above, that just wasn't added to the award page (I had looked at it and saw that the Mecklenburg article wasn't listed there, but knew it went through ACR). All's well. Parsecboy (talk) 22:33, 19 April 2014 (UTC)
Awarded Nick-D (talk) 00:28, 20 April 2014 (UTC)

Sturmvogel 66 (17)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for Japanese battleship Nagato, Russian battleship Poltava (1894), and Russian battleship Peresvet

Awarded Peacemaker67 (send... over) 10:59, 21 April 2014 (UTC)

MisterBee1966 (17)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz, Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer, and List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (Kn–Kz)

Awarded Peacemaker67 (send... over) 02:17, 28 April 2014 (UTC)

Hawkeye7 (24)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds for Norris Bradbury, Mark Oliphant, and George Kistiakowsky.

Awarded Peacemaker67 (send... over) 05:52, 20 May 2014 (UTC)

Ian Rose (22)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for Roy Phillipps, No. 1 Flying Training School RAAF, and No. 1 Squadron RAAF

Awarded Peacemaker67 (send... over) 05:53, 20 May 2014 (UTC)

Parsecboy (23)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for List of unprotected cruisers of Germany, Andrea Doria-class battleship, and List of cruisers of Germany

Awarded Peacemaker67 (send... over) 11:11, 26 May 2014 (UTC)

Sturmvogel 66 (18)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for Andrea Doria-class battleship, HMS Indefatigable (R10), and Nagato-class battleship

Awarded Peacemaker67 (send... over) 10:12, 27 July 2014 (UTC)

MisterBee1966 (18)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for Hans Philipp, List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (Sa–Schr), and List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (Schu–Sz)

Awarded Peacemaker67 (send... over) 02:58, 15 August 2014 (UTC)

Dudley Miles (1)[edit]

A-Class medal: for Æthelstan, Æthelred, Lord of the Mercians, and Æthelwold ætheling

Awarded AustralianRupert (talk) 09:37, 24 August 2014 (UTC)

Ian Rose (23)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for 1940 Brocklesby mid-air collision, Garnet Malley, and Les Holden

Awarded Anotherclown (talk) 06:28, 8 September 2014 (UTC)

Sturmvogel 66 (19)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: (belatedly) for USS Saratoga (CV-3), Conte di Cavour-class battleship and HMS Warrior (1860), all of which were promoted to A-class between January and June 2013. As per the discussion on the co-ord talk page, unfortunately due to an administrative error we missed a nomination for this.

  • Support: as nominator, and please accept my humblest apologies for the oversight. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) 07:29, 16 September 2014 (UTC)
  • Support: I have also self-administered an uppercut for this one. Regards, Peacemaker67 (send... over) 10:41, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Awarded Peacemaker67 (send... over) 10:23, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Parsecboy (24)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for SMS Scharnhorst, SMS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, and German cruiser Prinz Eugen

Awarded Ian Rose (talk) 15:15, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

Peacemaker67 (7)[edit]

A-Class medal with Oak Leaves: for June 1941 uprising in eastern Herzegovina, Operation Rösselsprung (1944), and German–Yugoslav Partisan negotiations

Awarded MisterBee1966 (talk) 09:14, 19 November 2014 (UTC)

Hawkeye7 (25)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for James Chadwick, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, and Arthur Compton

Awarded Peacemaker67 (crack... thump) 08:51, 18 November 2014 (UTC)

Sturmvogel 66 (20)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for Russian battleship Pobeda, HMS Formidable (67), and HMS Illustrious (87)

Awarded Peacemaker67 (crack... thump) 09:18, 27 December 2014 (UTC)

Auntieruth55 (5)[edit]

A-Class medal with Oak Leaves: for Army of the Danube order of battle, Battle of Schliengen, and Siege of Hüningen (1796–97)

Awarded Ian Rose (talk) 09:25, 4 January 2015 (UTC)

MisterBee1966 (19)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for Joachim Müncheberg, Egon Mayer, and Rudolf Frank

Parsecboy (25)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for SMS Kaiser Karl der Grosse, SMS Kaiser Barbarossa, and SMS Cormoran (1892)

Awarded Ian Rose (talk) 12:22, 22 January 2015 (UTC)

Zawed (2)[edit]

A-Class medal: for William George Malone, Frank Worsley, and New Zealand Division

Ian Rose (24)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for No. 77 Squadron RAAF, No. 91 Wing RAAF, and No. 450 Squadron RAAF

AustralianRupert (3)[edit]

A-Class medal: for Australian Army during World War II, 15th Battalion (Australia), and No. 450 Squadron RAAF

Hawkeye7 (26)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for Trinity (nuclear test), Ennis Whitehead, and British contribution to the Manhattan Project

Awarded Ian Rose (talk) 07:48, 15 February 2015 (UTC)

Peacemaker67 (8)[edit]

A-Class medal with Oak Leaves: for 4th Army (Kingdom of Yugoslavia), Bill Denny (Australian politician), and Stanley Price Weir

Awarded Ian Rose (talk) 01:12, 22 March 2015 (UTC)

Nick-D (11)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for Operation Goodwood (naval), Peter Raw, and Battle of Labuan

Awarded Peacemaker67 (crack... thump) 01:48, 5 April 2015 (UTC)

Peacemaker67 (9)[edit]

A-Class medal with Oak Leaves: for Yugoslav monitor Vardar, SMS Körös, and Yugoslav monitor Sava

MisterBee1966 (20)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for Josef Wurmheller, Hermann Graf, and Theodor Weissenberger

Sturmvogel 66 (20)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for Fuji-class battleship, HMS Nairana (1917), and HMS Collingwood (1908)

  • Support As nominator Nikkimaria (talk) via MilHistBot (talk) 12:07, 7 May 2015 (UTC)
  • I am supportive but I have a question: His his 20th nomination was for the A-Class medal with Swords, shouldn't it have been for A-Class medal with Diamonds already? MisterBee1966 (talk) 12:46, 7 May 2015 (UTC)
  • I believe we have an adding glitch, I think Hawkeye7 fixed it. I believe this is right though, Sturm's first Diamonds. I'll go through the archives and check. Peacemaker67 (crack... thump) 14:25, 7 May 2015 (UTC)
  • Actually, it turns out Sturm has been awarded the ACM with OL twice for the same trio, here and here. Sturm's count should actually be 20, not 21. But this is still his first Diamonds! Cheers, Peacemaker67 (crack... thump) 14:40, 7 May 2015 (UTC)

Auntieruth55 (6)[edit]

A-Class medal with Oak Leaves: for Siege of Kehl (1796–97), Battle of Kehl (1796), and Second Battle of Kehl (1796)

Parsecboy (26)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for SMS Dresden (1907), SMS Königsberg (1905), and SMS Gefion

Ian Rose (25)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for HMS Nairana (1917), John Wilton (general), and Paterson Clarence Hughes

Tomobe03 (2)[edit]

A-Class medal: for Operation Jackal, Croatian special police order of battle in 1991–95, and United Nations Confidence Restoration Operation in Croatia

Awarded Peacemaker67 (crack... thump) 04:16, 22 July 2015 (UTC)

Tomandjerry211 (1)[edit]

A-Class medal: for American Expeditionary Forces on the Western Front order of battle, List of United States Army campaigns during World War II, and T30 Howitzer Motor Carriage

Peacemaker67 (10)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for Yugoslav torpedo boat T1, Yugoslav destroyer Dubrovnik, and 250t-class torpedo boat

Tomandjerry211 (2)[edit]

A-Class medal: for T48 Gun Motor Carriage, M15 Halftrack, and M13 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage

Ian Rose (26)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for Donald Hardman, Reg Pollard (general), and RAAF area commands

Peacemaker67 (11)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for Yugoslav monitor Drava, August Meyszner, and Gottlob Berger

EnigmaMcmxc (1)[edit]

A-Class medal: for Article 231 of the Treaty of Versailles, 80th Infantry (Reserve) Division (United Kingdom), and 70th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

Maile66 (1)[edit]

A-Class medal: for Audie Murphy, Audie Murphy honors and awards, and Runaway Scrape

Cplakidas (7)[edit]

A-Class medal with Oak Leaves: for Muhammad ibn Tughj al-Ikhshid, Abd al-Rahman ibn Muhammad ibn al-Ash'ath, and Abu'l-Aswar Shavur ibn Fadl

AustralianRupert (4)[edit]

A-Class medal: for 2/1st Machine Gun Battalion (Australia), 12th Light Horse Regiment (Australia), and 2/3rd Battalion (Australia)

Hawkeye7 (27)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for Clinton Engineer Works, List of United States Army campaigns during World War II, and Calutron

Sturmvogel 66 (21)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for Russian battleship Oslyabya, Shōkaku-class aircraft carrier, and Peresvet-class battleship

Peacemaker67 (12)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for Yugoslav submarine Nebojša, Yugoslav submarine Hrabri, and Hrabri-class submarine

Parsecboy (27)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for HMS Marlborough (1912), SMS Prinz Adalbert (1901), and Majestic-class battleship

AustralianRupert (5)[edit]

A-Class medal with Oak Leaves: for 2/9th Battalion (Australia), 2/17th Battalion (Australia), and 2/48th Battalion (Australia)

Peacemaker67 (13)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for 7th Army (Kingdom of Yugoslavia), 1st Cavalry Division (Kingdom of Yugoslavia), and 27th Infantry Division Savska

MisterBee1966 (21)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for Wolf-Dietrich Wilcke, Hermann Fegelein, and Gordon Gollob

AustralianRupert (6)[edit]

A-Class medal with Oak Leaves: for 2/5th Battalion (Australia), 2/2nd Machine Gun Battalion (Australia), and 2/14th Battalion (Australia)

Nick-D (12)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for Operation Pamphlet, Allied naval bombardments of Japan during World War II, and 4th Armoured Brigade (Australia)

Hawkeye7 (28)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for Jacob L. Devers, Chicago Pile-1, and X-10 Graphite Reactor

Peacemaker67 (14)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for Pećanac Chetniks, Mato Dukovac, and List of Partisan detachments in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ian Rose (27)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for North-Western Area Command (RAAF), Ragnar Garrett, and Eastern Area Command (RAAF)

AustralianRupert (7)[edit]

A-Class medal with Oak Leaves: for 2/4th Machine Gun Battalion (Australia), Battle of the Hongorai River, and Battle of Porton Plantation

AustralianRupert (8)[edit]

A-Class medal with Oak Leaves: for Battle of Tsimba Ridge, 2/3rd Machine Gun Battalion (Australia), and 2/15th Battalion (Australia)

KAVEBEAR (1)[edit]

A-Class medal: for Henry Hoʻolulu Pitman, J. R. Kealoha, and James Wood Bush

Ian Rose (28)[edit]

A-Class medal with Diamonds: for North-Eastern Area Command (RAAF), No. 37 Squadron RAAF, and Western Area Command (RAAF)

Peacemaker67 (15)[edit]

A-Class medal with Swords: for 40th Infantry Division Slavonska, Ikarus IK-2, and Yugoslav torpedo boat T3