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2021 Blue H Surgeon General’s Announcement 

The Blue-H Navy Surgeon General's Health Promotion and Wellness Award guides, encourages and rewards the promotion of health in Navy and Marine Corps organizations. This annual award is available at three levels: Bronze Anchor, Silver Eagle and Gold Star.

CY2022 Submission Instructions - Submit 1-31 Jan 2023: If you need more time, please request before the deadline. Keep in mind we need time to review all packages in a timely manner so please do not delay.


Blue H Basic Information for all commands:

  • Preparing for the Blue H is an all year process
    • Tips on preparing for the Blue H – recommend reviewing early and often
    • Instructions: Details on what is needed to apply and why
    • Review Sheet: This lists everything our review team looks for in your submission package. Verifying this information before uploading prevents potential kick backs
    • Blue H Address and POC form: This is required from each command to help with correct command names, addresses and allow for multiple point of contacts. At least two POC are required
    • Coach contact information: To reach volunteers from each command type who can provide valuable information on how to prepare and apply, please email Blue H Program Manager
    • Blue H SharePoint: This is where you will upload all documents and find most current documents. Be sure to use NMCI/VPN for access
    • The signed Navy Surgeon General formal announcement will be relayed via Blue H News and placed on this webpage when received.
    • Your Blue H flag (if not received by your command in a prior year) and your annual Blue H streamer will be mailed to each winning command after the announcement is made


  • 2022 FLEET Commands and ALL NAVY RESERVE Commands: Non-medical commands, Ship, Shore and All Navy Reserve Units. Some geographically distanced medical clinics may qualify. This award encourages and rewards excellence in Navy workplace primary prevention policies, activities and outcomes on ships and on shore.


  • 2022 Marine Corps Command: Marine Corps Commands and Marine Corps Reserve Units, other than Semper Fit Centers This award encourages and rewards excellence in Navy workplace primary prevention policies, activities and outcomes within Marine Corps commands.



  • 2022 Medical Command For Active Duty Medical Treatment Facilities Note: Medical Battalions, occupational health clinics, small patient-care centers and stand-alone dental health clinics/commands may apply using the MEDICAL or FLEET or MARINE CORPS Command criteria. The MEDICAL criteria are appropriate ONLY if the application is based on community-level health, patient primary prevention services AND staff health. The Fleet Criteria and Marine Corps Command Criteria are more appropriate if the application is based solely on staff health policies and activities. This award encourages and rewards excellence in clinical primary prevention services, community health promotion, and medical staff health.
  • 2022 USMC SEMPER FIT Health Promotion Programs This award encourages and rewards community health promotion by USMC SEMPER FIT HP Programs.
  •  Health Risk Assessment (HRA) 2.2 Instructions: This mobile friendly survey allows more options for completions.



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