An Air Force Brigadier General Rank is the lowest general officer right above colonel. Brigadier general is 0-7 rank through all generals within their branch. This honor was created in 1945 as Alexander A. Vandegrift and Act of 7 permanently raised the office of Commandant to the rank of general. This rank is an official U.S. Air Force collar rank that is sold in pairs. Made in the USA with a pin and clutch back and is uniform ready for use.