The General Brehon B. Somervell Coin-Medallion of Excellence - The General Brehon B. Somervell medal is a decorative honorary medal. It is awarded to US military or Department of Defense civilian personnel with 25 or more years of sustainment experience in the area of Logistics, emphasizing multifunctional support (or at least two or more functional ares of sustainment). It is not awarded to contractor and foreign national personnel. This honorary medal is not awarded as a PCS award or change of duty position award. Please see policy/checklist links.