Established on 21 Jun 00. Criteria for active duty, reserve, and guard personnel are as follows: - Individuals will be authorized to wear the Air Force Recruiter Ribbon on a temporary basis while performing recruiting duty immediately upon graduation from Air Force Recruiting School. - Wear of the Air Force Recruiter Ribbon will become permanent after successful completion of 36 months of duty as an Air Force Recruiter. Each additional 3 years of assignment entitles the member to an oak leaf cluster. Authorization to wear the ribbon is retroactive for any individual who has successfully completed 36 months of duty as an Air Force recruiter and is currently on active duty or a member of a reserve component as of the establishment date of 21 June 2000.