This Officer In Charge Afloat Badge is an official issue that is ready to be worn on USCG uniforms. This Coast Guard insignia comes in a silver oxide finish and is regulation size. On the back of this badge, there is a pin clutch backing to make sure it stays securely on your uniform. This badge is meant to be worn on your uniform, but could also be displayed on a sport coat for formal attire or in your shadow box display. The Coast Guard Officer in Charge Afloat badge is a signal honor and major career milestone for enlisted personnel. The Officer in Charge must be assigned by the Commander, Coast Guard Personnel Service Center, Enlisted Personnel Management Division as the designated OIC of either a floating or ashore unit. The Coast Guard Officer In Charge Afloat badge is made, handled, and inspected 100 percent in the USA.