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   Air Force Longevity Service
Service: Air Force
Instituted: 1957
Authorized: AFI 36-2803
Issuing Country: ( US ) - UNITED STATES
Air Force Longevity Service
Back of Medal
  1. The Department of the Air Force General Order 60, Nov. 25, 1957 authorized this ribbon.
  2. Awarded to active duty based on an aggregate of 4 years honorable active federal military service with any branch of the US armed forces or Reserve components.
  3. Reserve and Guard personnel are credited with award for each 4 years’ satisfactory military service which are creditable for retirement.
  4. Service in one of the service academies is creditable as long as the member graduates.

  1. The Air Force Longevity Service Award is a ribbon that replaces the Federal Service Stripes previously worn on the uniform.
  2. The ribbon is ultramarine blue divided by four equal stripes of turquoise.
  3. Bronze oak-leaf clusters are worn on the ribbon to indicate subsequent awards of the Air Force Longevity Service Award.