28-July-14

Meritorious Service Award

Especially meritorious service to our Order beyond the efficient and loyal performance of a Brother’s duties may be recognized by the Commander in Chief by suitable citations in orders, letters and certificates bearing the seal of the Order. If the service is considered to merit the distinction and if approved by the Council of Administration, the Brother who performed the service shall be authorized to wear a one-half inch gold star on his Membership badge, badge of current office or past commanders badge. It is not mandatory upon the Commander-in- Chief to make this award.