More on Air Force Awards and Decorations Sterling silver medal and lapel emblem bearing the Air Force coat of arms with a wreath of laurel leaves. At the lower end of the recognition spectrum is the humble Letter of Appreciation.
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Public service awards[ edit ] Secretary of the Air Force Distinguished Public Service Award : For distinguished public service to the Air Force which translates into substantial contributions to the accomplishment of the Air Force mission.
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This is the highest public service award bestowed to private citizens by the Secretary of the Air Force. Special awards and trophies[ edit ] Inas part of the Air Force's initiative to reduced directive publications, the eight-page AFI was released, superseding 30 previous AFIs.
For examples and format, see our Air Force Letter of Appreciation examples.