Ranks, Ribbons, and Insignia

Major Insignia

Marine Transportation, Fouled Anchor

Engineering, Propellor

Global Studies and Maritime Affairs, Globe

International Buisness and Logistics, Crossed Quill and Bolt

Class Insignia

1/C (Senior): 1-Track Device on right collar, Major Device on left collar.

2/C: Major Device on Both Collars

3/C: Major Device on Left Collar Only 

4/C (1st Year at Maritime): No Collar Devices

 

Rank Insignia

Rank Insignia are worn on the right collar. 

 
 
Divison Squad Leader

 

 

 

Division Section Leader

 

 

 

Divison Support Staff

ASCMA Coordinators

 

 

 

Division Executive Officer

ASCMA Senators

ASCMA, Board Chairs

Company Asst. Purser, Third and Second Mate, Third and Second Asst. Engineer

 

 

 

Company Executive and Opperations Officer

Company Chief Mate, Engineer, and Purser

Divison Commander

ASCMA, Chief of Staff and Directors

Resident Hall Officers

 

 

 

Corps IT Officer

Corps Opperations Officer

Corps Executive Officer

Company Commander

ASCMA, Vice President

 

 

 

Corps Commander

ASCMA President

Student Hall Director

 
 
 

Triad Branch Insignia

All triad officers insignia shall be worn centered 1/4 inch above the left breast pocket. They shall not be worn anywhere else on the uniform.

 

 

Housing and Residence Life,

Residence Hall Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Associated Students of the California Maritime Academy,

ASCMA Officer

 

 

 

Cal Maritime Military Programs

 

Strategic Sealift Officer Program

 

 

 

USCG Auxiliary University Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ribbons

Ribbons are optional for wear. If worn they should be in meritourious order. Wear up to three ribbons in a single row, when more than three ribbons have been awarded wear them in horizontal rows of three each. If ribbons are not in multiples of three, the top row contains the lesser number of ribbons centered. Wear without spaces between ribbons or rows. Wear ribbons with the lower edge of the bottom row centered 1/4 inch above the left breast pocket and parallel to the deck. Meritorious Order is as follows:

1. Meritorious Service Award. Awarded by the President for exceptional service going above and beyond the call of duty, including acts of bravery, heroism, and courage.

2. Major Service Award. Awarded by Corps Staff for major service and impact to the Academy.

 

3. Commendation Award. Awarded by Corps Staff for outstanding achievement and service to the Academy.

4. Presidence List Award. Awarded to cadets with a Grade Point Average higher than 3.75.

5. Deans List Award. Awarded to cadets with a Grade Point Average higher that 3.25.

6. Cadet of the Month. Awarded by the Corps Staff in recognition of a cadet that has gone above and beyond to support their fellow cadets.

7. Golden Bear Award. Awarded by Faculty Watch Officers for outstanding cadet watchstanding durring cruise abord the T.S. Golden Bear.

8. Outstanding Upper-Class Cadet. Awarded to upperclass cadets who contribute the most in training underclass cadets on cruise abord the T.S. Golden Bear.

9. Best Shipmate. Awarded to the cadet voted best shipmate on cruise abord the T.S. Golden Bear.

10. Cruise Award. Awarded to cadets who successfully complete cruise abord the T.S. Golden Bear without disciplinary action taken.

11. International Experience Award. Awarded to cadets who successfully complete the International Experience without disciplinary action taken.

12. Corps Officer Award. Awarded to cadets serving as an officer in the Corps of Cadets for at least one semester.

13. AS Officer Award. Awarded to cadets serving as an officer of the Associated Students of the California Maritime Academy (ASCMA).

14. Residence Housing Officer Award. Awarded to cadets serving as a Residential Hall Officer for at least one semester.

 15. Cal Maritime Emergency Response Team

 

16. Varsity Athlete Award. Awarded to cadets serving on a qualified varsity team.

17. Color Guard Award. Awarded by the Strategic Sealift Officer Program Commander to cadets serving on the color guard.

18. Support Staff Award. Awarded to cadets who serve for at least one semester as corps support staff.

19. Good Conduct Award. Awarded to cadets who complete an academic year without recieving demerits.

20. Community Engagement Award. Awarded to cadets who have served at least 15 hours of voluntary community service.

 

21. Orientation Leadership Award. Awarded to cadets who take part in and contribute to orientation week and training.

***Prior Service Ribbons shall be worn in accordance to the respective branch regulations.***