Criteria: Successful completion of an Air Force accession training program.
Devices: Bronze, Silver Oak Leaf Cluster
The Air Force Training Ribbon was authorized on October 12, 1980 and awarded to Air Force members who complete an Air Force accession training program after August 14, 1974 such as Basic Military Training (BMT), Officer Training School (OTS), Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), USAF Academy, Medical Services, Judge Advocate, Chaplain orientation etc. Also authorized for Guard and Reserve members who complete the appropriate training program. If a member completes two accession training programs, such as BMT and OTS, a bronze oak leaf cluster is worn on the ribbon. The award is retroactive for those personnel on active duty as of the authorization date.