As the third rank in the U.S. Air Force, an airman first class wears an insignia which depicts a double-winged chevron with an encircled star at the mid-point. The A1C E3 Air Force ABU Fleece Velcro Rank by Action Embroidery is an ideal solution for identification, featuring easy hook-and-loop fastener application and high-quality construction that will suit your battle uniform.
Commonly nicknamed “dragonfly wings” for their two-winged insignia, those bearing the rank of airman first class (or A1C) spend much of their time honing skills pertaining to their particular job role. Promoted usually after 10 months at the airman level, an A1C is also charged with displaying exemplary conduct for subordinate personnel, as well as complying with all Air Force directives and standards. Promotion to this rank can be granted earlier for those who display sufficient field experience and leadership capability.
Since the days of World War II, Action Embroidery has remained one of the foremost suppliers of U.S. Armed Forces emblems in the world. Their products are fully reviewed and approved by the Institute of Heraldry to ensure compliance with all government requirements for should sleeve insignia. Finally, all manufacturing is completed in the United States, making for quality you can trust.