The six Beginner Medals are medals that are awarded to you in any mission in any part of the game.
They are probably the easiest to collect. They do not have to be collected in a row, but can be picked up at any time throughout the game.
- Rock and Roll - Used the Boulder
- A Friend Indeed - Rescued a Friend
- Double Kill - Kill 2 Enemies in one turn
- Triple Kill - Kill 3 Enemies in one turn
- Clumsy! - Kill yourself or a friend
- Long Way Round - Fire the Bazooka more than half way round the planet and hit an enemy
- Grenade Guru - Use only grenades in Underground Bunker