AEA recognizes the importance of rewarding hardworking Engineer Soldiers and their Spouses for going above and beyond in their Support of the Engineer Regiment

U.S. Army Engineers

Serving our country for 247 years!

These awards honor and recognize those Soldiers, Civilians and family members who have provided significant contributions to US Army Engineer Regiment.


Recognizing Excellence within our ranks

de Fleury Medal

The de Fleury Medal honors and recognizes those individuals who have provided significant contributions to Army Engineering. The medal also emphasizes the history, customs, and traditions of the Engineer Regiment.

Essayons Medal​

The Essayons Award honors spouses of members of the Engineer Regiment who have made significant voluntary contributions to the morale, welfare, and spirit of engineer units and organizations.

Army Combat Engineer Sergeants (ACES) Award

This award recognizes the best Engineer Squad Leader/Section Sergeant in every Engineer Battalion, Separate Engineer Company/Detachment — Active, National Guard and Reserve component. JCB provides financial support to this program.

Super Sapper Award

This award recognizes the Best Engineer Junior Ranking Soldier in each battalion or separate company size unit in the force. AEA and BAE Systems sponsor these awards.

OCS Hall of Fame

Any graduate of Officer Candidate School (OCS) who attains the rank of colonel or higher and served as an Engineer or is awarded the Silver Star, Distinguished Service Cross, or Medal of Honor is eligible for induction into the Engineer OCS Hall of Fame

Awards from the Army Engineer School

AEA recognizes and supports the U.S. Army Engineer School in recognizing outstanding performance and excellence in both individual and unit recipients at the annual Regimental and Castle Balls

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