On Sept. 4, 2014, the Secretary of the Air Force authorized this ribbon.
It is awarded to all service members who are awarded a special duty Air Force Specialty Code or a special duty identifier, and successfully completed a special duty assignment (includes consecutive assignments).
Qualifying special duty assignments are: T –prefix (Training Instructor in core AFSC (officer and enlisted)), 80C0 (Commander, Cadet Squadron, USAFA), 81C0 (Training Commander, OTS), 81T0 (Instructor), 82A0 (Academic Program Manager), 8A100 (Career Assistance Advisor), 8B000 (Military Training Instructor), 8B100 (Military Training Leader), 8B200 (USAFA Military Training), 8C000 (Airman and Family Readiness Center NCO), 8F000 (First Sergeant), 85G and 8G000 (Honor Guard), 83R and 8R000 (Recruiter), and 8T000 (Professional Military Education (PME) Instructor).
Oak Leaf Cluster is awarded for successful completion of additional or consecutive special duty assignments.
WEIGHTED AIRMAN PROMOTED SYSTEM POINT VALUE: 0