Throughout a Xenonaut operative's time in the field they may be awarded medals for preforming notable feats and actions in the course of duty. As well as adding a sense of individuality these medals are displayed on the soldiers info screen and give a small stat boost.
- Crimson Heart: Awarded for suffering a serious wound in the service of humanity.
- Military Cross: Awarded for eliminating five alien combatants in a single operation.
- Survival Medal: Awarded for fortitude shown in successful completion of a mission when all other operatives had been killed or incapacitated.
- Crux Solaris: Awarded for successful capture of a live alien command unit.
- Savior Medal: Awarded for neutralizing an extraterrestrial psionic unit controlling a fellow Xenonaut operative.
- Service Medal: Awarded for active participation in ten combat missions.
- Long Service Medal: Awarded for active participation in twenty combat missions.
- Distinguished Service Medal: Awarded for active participation in thirty combat missions.
- Order of Gallantry: Awarded for elimination of five extraterrestrial units in combat.
- Order of Merit: Awarded for elimination of ten extraterrestrial units in combat.
- Order of Terra: Awarded for elimination of twenty extraterrestrial units in combat.
- Citation for Valor: Awarded for valor demonstrated in combat during the successful capture of an alien base.
- Citation for Courage: Awarded for courage demonstrated in combat during the successful defense of a city against extraterrestrial terror forces.
- Citation for Bravery: Awarded for bravery demonstrated in combat during the successful defense of an Xenonaut facility against an extraterrestrial ground assault.