The Oren Medal is named in honor of Rear Adm. John B. Oren, U.S. Coast Guard. it is presented for outstanding contribution to military engineering by a civilian or military member of the U.S. Coast Guard. This medal was first presented in 1968.
Criteria: Outstanding contribution to military engineering through achievement in design, construction, administration, research, or development.
Eligibility: Regular or reserve U.S. Coast Guard officer in an active, inactive, or retired status; or a U.S. Coast Guard civilian employee, or retiree, of equivalent grade.
Please contact your chain of command for information about the Uniformed Service Awards nomination process. SAME provides a formal ceremony for recipients.