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.

Award Contact

Award inquiries should go to Mrs. Alice Malasig. She can be reached in the office Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 573-329-6678. All calls on Tuesday or Thursday should be directed to 573-937-9476. Emails should go to [email protected]. If you are submitting awards via email, please DO NOT include credit card information. Our server will block emails with credit card information. Alice will call the POC for payment. 

Attention: For Awards Processing from the AEA

When submitting an award through the online portal, you MUST use the email accounts associated with the nominee and approval authority's member accounts. If you have any questions about the information requirements or your member accounts, contact the AEA before you start the online awards portal process.

For faster processing, Steel and Bronze de Fleury and Essayons nominations will be submitted through our online portal. The AEA will only accept Silver de Fleury, Friend of the Regiment and de Fleury nominations needing Approval Authority from USAES, and Sapper Spirit Awards through email. For these awards contact Mrs. Malasig through her email or work cell. Thank you for your cooperation, ESSAYONS! 


Recognizing Excellence within our ranks

Sapper and Miner Award of Distinction 2024

See the 2024 Sapper Miner Award of Distinction deadlines and information for nominating someone. 

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.

The front and backsides of the Friend of the Regiment Award from the Army Engineer Association. The front features the regimental crest with "Friend of the Regiment on the outer ring" The back has a castle with 'Support. Personal Service, Sacrifice and Volunteerism" around the outer circle.

Friend of the Regiment Medal

The receipt of this award recognizes their tremendous sacrifice and support for Engineer Soldiers and Families through volunteerism, advocacy for the Regiment, and advancement of Key Engineer systems and priorities.

U.S. Army Engineer Solider SPC Jayshawn M. Bennet, from 58th CEC, 1/11th ACR, for receiving the Super Sapper Award.

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.

The Army Engineer Association ACES Award Wooden Plaque on a red background.

Army Combat Engineer Sergeants (ACES) Award

This AEA 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.

The emblem from the Engineer OCS Hall of Fame from the Engineer School on Fort Leonard Wood, MO.

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

U.S. Army Engineer Regimental Honorary Appointments

The U.S. Army Regimental System (USARS), AR 870-21, generates the basis for Engineer Regiment’s Honorary program, serving as the basis for unit history and lineage to perpetuate the regimental history of the Army.

For more information, read Chapter 4 of EN PAM 672-20.

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