|Air Force Special Duty Ribbon|
|Presented by||the Department of the Air Force|
|Established||4 September 2014|
|Next (higher)||Air Force Longevity Service Award|
The Air Force Special Duty Ribbon is awarded to those service members who complete a special duty assignment, or are awarded a special duty Air Force Specialty Code or special duty assignment. The award is for service after 4 September 2014, and cannot be retroactively awarded. The following are qualifying special duty assignments:
The Air Force Special Duty Ribbon is a symmetrically striped ribbon 1+3⁄8 inches (35 mm) wide. At the outside edges of the ribbon are stripes of graphite blue and silver gray both 1⁄16 inch (1.6 mm) wide. Next is a broader stripe 3⁄16 inch (4.8 mm) wide of ultramarine blue, bordered on the inside by a stripe of silver gray next to a stripe of scarlet, both 1⁄16 inch (1.6 mm) wide. In the center of the ribbon is a white stripe 1⁄2 inch (13 mm) wide bisected by an ultramarine blue stripe 1⁄8 inch (3.2 mm) wide.