In furtherance of its mission, the Naval Order presents the annual awards listed below. A list of the most current recipients can be read by clicking here.
- The Admiral George Dewey Award to one eminently outstanding senior civilian
- The Distinguished Sea Service Award to one eminently outstanding Sea Services officer of pay grade 0-7 or above shortly after retirement
- The RADM Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature to the author of a published book of particular merit
- The three US Naval Academy midshipmen scoring the highest in competitive examinations on national and international political science issues
- The outstanding graduate of the Chief of Naval Air Training Command Flight Officer program
- The outstanding midshipmen and cadets at the New York State Merchant Marine Academy, California State Maritime Academy and Naval ROTC programs at various Universities
- To the Outstanding Junior Officer Instructor at the US Coast Guard Academy