Honorable Order Of the Dragon
Criteria. In order to be nominated for the Honorable
OOD an individual
current member of the CCRA (Chemical soldiers only). One year regular
membership fee must accompany Honorable OOD nominations for Non-CCRA
that set the individual apart from other Chemical Corps Soldiers or their
Have completed a
minimum five years in service to the Chemical Corps (Chemical Soldiers
Only) and successfully completed CBRN Senior Leader Course or the
Chemical Captains Career Course. Consideration will be given to similar
education for other branches of the Army, sister service, and foreign
DoD Civilians must be
in the grade of GS-9 and above. Non-DoD civilians will be considered on
a case-by-case basis when full justification is provide
eligible for favorable military actions (military members only).
maintained the highest standards of personal conduct.
In order to be eligible for the Honorable Order of the Dragon an individual
3. Nominating Authority. Only a member of the CCRA can
make an Honorable OOD nomination.
AApproval of the Honorable OOD will
be by the first Chemical Corps O6 in the Chain of Command or Responsibility.
If there is no Chemical Corps Colonel in the Chain of Command or
Responsibility, the Assistant Commandant, U.S. Army CBRN School is the
approving authority. Voting members and chapter presidents of the CCRA may
approve the Honorable Order of the Dragon. Approval authority for the
Honorable OOD will not be delegated below this rank or authority. The
approver must be a member of the CCRA.
Submission of Awards. Nominations for the Honorable OOD will be
submitted by the nominator through the CCRA Web Site. Submissions will
include as minimum:
and information for the requestor.
and information of the nominator.
page justification/biography of/for the nominee.
and Information of the Approver.
Identification of Award accouterments desired and cost.
6. Accouterments. Accouterments for the Honorable
OOD will include:
Awardees are responsible for purchase of their accouterments.