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Outstanding Airman of the Year Ribbon (OAYR)



Entry Last Edited: 09/02/2022 | Content ©www.MilitaryRibbons.Info

Ribbon Image:
Color image of the Outstanding Airman of the Year Ribbon military award ribbon
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Year Authorized:
1968


General Description:
Authorized by the Secretary of the Air Force on February 21st, 1968. Ribbon is largely light blue in coloring with a thick white stripe at center straddled by dark blue and pink stripes.


Award Criteria (as Officially Detailed by the United States Armed Services):
"This ribbon is awarded to enlisted airmen nominated by the major commands (MAJCOMs), field operating agencies (FOAs), and direct reporting units (DRUs) to HQ AFPC Special Trophies and Awards Office for competition in the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year (12 OAY) Program. Only one ribbon is awarded. The 12 members selected as the Air Force Outstanding Airmen of the Year will wear a bronze service star, centered on the ribbon, retroactive to June 1970."


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pink    blue    white    united states    usaf    cold war    vietnam    modern    war on terror    panama



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