What AFI covers awards and decorations?

What AFI covers awards and decorations?

It supersedes and combines AFI 36-2803, The Air Force Military Awards and Decorations Program, AFI 36-2805, Special Trophies and Awards Program, and AFI 36-3108, Memorialization Program and Ceremonies.

How many points are Air Force decorations worth?

25 points
For awards and decorations, a maximum of 25 points is allowed.

What is the difference between awards and decorations?

Medals are awarded for good conduct, participation in a particular campaign or expedition or a noncombatant service and normally come in a round shape. Decorations, are awarded for acts of gallantry and meritorious service and usually have distinctive (and often unique) shapes such as crosses or stars.

What is a decor 6 Air Force?

A recommendation for doing assigned duties or related tasks in a superior manner. Generally, a recommendation for decoration based on meritorious service must be for a completed period of service as marked by reassignment PCS, PCA, retirement, separation, death or extended period of service.

How do you get into Air Force decorations?

How to Submit Someone For a Medal

  1. Request a DECOR-6 for the nominee from either your Orderly Room/CSS or MSS/DPMPE. Check with the CSS first.
  2. Fill out the Decor 6.
  3. Write the citation.
  4. Give the package (the citation text, the completed and signed DECOR 6, and the EPR copies if necessary) to your supervisor.

What unit awards do I wear?

Wear of U.S. and Foreign Unit Awards Unit award emblems awarded with frames are worn with the laurel leaves of the frame pointing upward. Unit awards are worn on the right side of the uniform, regardless of which service awarded them.

How many AAM can you get?

Each stripe is separated by a thin white line. While the only way to display seven AAMs when wearing the medal is to wear all seven medals, subsequent AAMs are denoted by attaching oak leaf cluster appurtenances to the ribbon.

What is a decoration in the Air Force?

US Air Force decorations intend to promptly and publicly recognize a member for acts of valor, exceptional service or achievement, and acts of heroism not involving actual combat.

How rare is the Airman’s Medal?

“It’s strictly a valor award,” Sterner said. “The only thing that distinguishes it from the Silver Star is that the Silver Star is a valor award for combat. It is the fourth highest solely valor award.” The award is so rare that Sterner has only identified 259 Airman’s Medals in the Hall of Valor, he said.

How many points is a decoration?

Decorations are a big deal on the enlisted side because they are counted as Weight Airman Promotion System (WAPS) points toward their promotion. The BLUF is for promotion to the NCO and SNCO ranks their decorations are counted for a maximum of 25 points.

How rare is the Airman’s medal?

Can I wear my old unit awards?

Soldiers may wear the unit award only while assigned to the cited unit.

How many medals can you wear in a row?

Only one row of medals is worn in the UK. 5 or six medals may be worn side by side, it is dependant on the wearers chest size and also type of uniform.