Army Air Assault Badge

Army Air Assault Badge

GD Star Rating
a WordPress rating system
Army Air Assault Badge

Army Air Assault Badge

Army Air Assault Badge Description: An oxidized silver badge 3/4 inch in height and 1-17/32 inches in width, consisting of a helicopter, frontal view, superimposed upon a pair of stylized wings displayed and curving inward.

Symbolism: The wings suggest flight and together with the helicopter symbolize individual skills and qualifications in assault landings utilizing the helicopter.

Award Eligibility: Awarded by commanders of divisions and separate brigades to individuals who satisfactorily complete an air assault training course in accordance with the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command’s Standardized Air Assault Core Program of Instruction. Also authorized for any individual who has satisfactorily completed the Standard Air Assault Course when assigned or attached to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) since 1 April 1974.

Army Air Assault Badge

Army Air Assault Badge

Date Approved: The Air Assault Badge was approved by the Chief of Staff, Army, on 18 January 1978, for Army-wide wear by individuals who successfully completed Air Assault training after 1 April 1974. These Army badges had previously been approved as the Airmobile Badge authorized for local wear by the Commander of the 101st Airborne Division, effective 1 April 1974.

Subdued Badge: Subdued badges are authorized in metal and cloth.  The metal badge is black. The cloth badge is of olive drab base cloth with design elements embroidered in black.

Miniature Badges: A miniature badge, 7/16 inch in height and 7/8 inch in width is authorized.

Medals of America carries a huge selection of Army Cap Badges, Army Medals and Military Patches. Also be sure to use one of our Custom Builders for your own custom Army Caps or our interactive builder for your Military Ribbons.  Visit today.

Army Air Assault Badge, 10.0 out of 10 based on 3 ratings

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *