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The Commanding Officer is proud to announce Petty Officer Third Class Daniel Caplan has been chosen as the 2016 Cadet of the Year.  Congratulations on a job well done. 


  • NLUS Medal This award sponsored by the Navy League of the United States enables sponsoring councils to annually recognize excellence on the part of young people participating in NSCC and NLCC programs. It serves to emphasize the importance placed on education and training of American youth and recognizes the importance of NSCC and NLCC as NLUS youth programs in attaining established goals and objectives. The NLUS Youth Medal and ribbon is awarded annually to the Pittsburgh Battalion's NSCC Cadet of the Year, as nominated by the Commanding Officer and approved by the Pittsburgh Council, NLUS. The award is presented by the President of the Pittsburgh Council at the Pittsburgh Council Annual Dinner.

  • The NLCC Cadet of the Year earns the ribbon with a gold boot affixed in the center and certificate


The NSCC Cadet of the Year earns a Medal, ribbon and certificate. If this cadet was previously named the NLCC Cadet of the Year, they also earn a 5/16th inch Silver Star affixed to the center of the suspension ribbon of the medal, and affixed to the outboard side with a gold boot on the inboard side of the NLUS Youth Ribbon.

  • NLUS Ribbon



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