Osterman Cross

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Osterman Cross (OC)
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Authority: First Lord of the Admiralty
Frequency: Once per calendar year.
Branches: RMN, RMMC (Enlisted Only)
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The Osterman Cross (abbrev: OC)is the highest award for gallantry, awarded to the non-commissioned officers and enlisted members of the Royal Manticoran Navy and the Royal Manticoran Marine Corps. Canonically, and within The Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, Inc., this award comes with the offer of an officer's commission[1]; the offered grade is at the discretion of the awarding authority in consultation with the unit commander to which the honoree reports to directly.

Known recipients in the Honorverse canon include Lorelei Osterman, for whom the award was re-named (originally the Cross of Military Valor[2]); Iris Babcock, Alfred Harrington[3], and Ginger Lewis.

TRMN Information

This award is the highest award for gallantry issued in the Royal Manticoran Navy and Royal Manticoran Marine Corps. This award is only available to non-commissioned officers and enlisted crewmembers in the RMN and RMMC. The criteria for this award is exceptional service to the RMN or RMMC in general, either by a) demonstrating consistently outstanding performance over time, or b) by performing a particular task or service to a high standard of excellence above and beyond the call of duty. The recipient is entitled to the post nominal letters of ‘OC’.

Honorees

  • Sir Thomas Coonradt, OC
  • Sir Shon Elliott, OC
  • Sir William Lochen, OC, Duke Split Rock, Baron La Mancha
  • Marcus Johnston, OC
  • Sir Michael Romero, OC, Baron New Williamsburg
  • Sir Christopher Thompson, OC, Baron Calabasas
  • Sir Michael Garcia, OC, Baron McCovey Cove
  • William Cain, OC
  • Kathy Rau, OC, Steadholder Chernakova
  • Sir David Levi, OC
  • Sir Kevin Powers, OC
  • Nathan Niemi, OC
  • Sir Benjamin Wagner, OC, Baron Eboracum
  • Christopher Roche, OC
  • Sir David Goldsberry, OC, (Twice Awarded)
  • Sir Andrew Parker, OC
  • Kacie Stevens, OC
  • Sir Russel Selkirk, OC
  • Ken O’Dell, OC
  • Dame Lori Bonilla, OC, Baroness Fair Isle
  • Dame Megan Krick, OC
  • David Potter, OC
  • Brandi Lyn Darbe, OC
  • Mark Darbe, OC
  • Sir Winter Guite, OC
  • Sean Ireland, OC
  • Moira Chance, OC
  • Sir Kelly Hilliard, OC
  • Dylan Bradley, OC
  • Peri Diane Jones, OC
  • Kim Green, OC
  • Kay Lyerly, OC
  • Margaret Fowler, OC
  • Tammy Walker, OC
  • Johnathon Pittman, OC
  • Kim Furr, OC
  • Dame Joanna Campbell, OC, Baroness Serpent Head Point
  • Sir Michael Panter, OC
  • Ana Shirley, OC
  • Sir Jamie Salsberg, OC
  • Sir Michael McGaw, OC
  • Morgan David, OC
  • James Dobbs, OC
  • David Campbell, OC
  • Terry Street, OC
  • Scott Summers, OC
  • Danielle Ostach, OC
  • Sir Rick Waterson, OC
  • Doug Staudt, OC

References


Awards of The Royal Manticoran Navy
Orders: OSK - OKR - OGL - OQE - OM

Honors: Peerage - Unconquered - Monarch's Own
Protector's Own - Privy Council - Valhalla

Achievement: PMV - QCB - MC - OC - SC - DGC - OG- NS
DSO - MT - CGM - GS - OCN - QBM - SXC
RHDSM - MID - CBM - CSM - MSM - NCD - NMAM

Service: POW - SAPCM - MOM - HWC - HOSM
GACM - KR3CM - QE3CM - MCAM - MtSM
MRSM - GCM - SSD - RTR - NCOSCR
AFSM

Unit Citations: LHC - RUC - RMU - FEA

Qualifications of The Royal Manticoran Navy
OSWP - ESWP - NRM - NPM - Hyper Command Star
OAW - EAW - FMF - CIB - Civilian Pin