Armed Forces Reserve Medal (Air Force) Anodized
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (Air Force) Anodized Instituted: 1950
Qualifying Dates: 1949 to present
Criteria: 10 years of honorable service in any reserve component of the U.S. Air Force Reserve or award of "M" device
Use Bronze Hourglass to denote 10 years service in the Reserves; Silver Hourglass to denote 20 years; Gold Hourglass to denote 30 years service.
For the rare instance of 40 years Reserve service, use a Gold and Bronze Hourglass.