Service and Citizenship

in recognition to our community leaders and first responders who answer the call to serve, the Sons of the American Revolution believes in recognizing those who represent the ideals of patriotism and citizenship,

Programs are the "American Flag Certificate", the "Medal for Heroism", and the Medals for "Heroism", "Law Enforcement Commendation" "Fire Safety Commendation", and "Emergency Medical Services Commendation"

American Flag Certificate

The Flag Certificate, authorized in 1987, is presented to individuals, companies and government agencies that fly the United States flag for patriotic purposes only. It is not to be given to any commercial enterprise that obviously flies it for advertising purposes.

More information can be found at... https://www.alssar.org/american-flag-certificates.html

Medal for Heroism

It recognizes outstanding bravery and self-sacrifice in the face of imminent danger, i.e., acts which involve great personal courage and risk to the recipient. It is intended primarily for acts by civilians not in uniform but does not exclude police, firemen, and SAR members. It is not intended to recognize acts that would have been covered by armed forces medals for valor. The medal may also be presented posthumously.

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Law Enforcement Commendation Medal

The Law Enforcement Commendation Medal is presented to those who have served with distinction and devotion in the field of law enforcement. The medal is intended to recognize exceptional service or accomplishment in the field of law enforcement. Eligibility is not limited to peace officers but extends to the entire range of persons who make and enforce the law to include but not limited to peace officers, attorneys, judges, prosecutors and legislators who have performed an exceptional act or service beyond that normally expected. The medal may be presented posthumously.

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Fire Safety Commendation Medal

The Fire Safety Commendation Medal is presented to an individual for accomplishments and/or outstanding contributions in an area of fire safety and service. The award is not limited to firefighters. It may be presented to recognize a variety of fire safety and service that has evolved into a highly technical and skilled profession with constant study, development and involvement by numerous dedicated citizens with a single goal – protect human life and property by preventing injuries or casualties due to fire and chemicals. The medal may be presented posthumously.

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Emergency Medical Services Commendation Medal

The Emergency Medical Services Commendation Medal is presented to an individual

for accomplishments and/or outstanding contribution in an area of emergency medical services. The award is intended for paramedics and certified Emergency Medical Technicians and others in the emergency medical field who have performed an act or service beyond that normally expected. The medal may be presented posthumously.

For more info, go to... https://www.alssar.org/public-service-and-heroism.html