Executive Order 11438: Prescribing Procedures Governing Interdepartmental Cash Awards to the Members of the Armed Forces [open pdf - 103KB]
Alternate Title: EO 11438: Prescribing Procedures Governing Interdepartmental Cash Awards to the Members of the Armed Forces
"Any suggestion, invention, or scientific achievement by a member of the armed forces that contributes to the efficiency, economy, or other improvement of operations of the Government of the United States through its adoption or use by an executive department or agency other than the executive department having jurisdiction over the armed force of the member concerned mat be the basis for honorary recognition or a cash award by the Secretary of Transportation in the case of a member of the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy or by the Secretary of Defense in the case of any other member of the armed forces."
Executive Order 11438; EO 11438
Code of Federal Regulations
3 CFR, 1966-70 Comp., p.755-756