USAF Colonel Rank 1 pair
Air Force Colonel ranks above Lieutenant Colonel and below Brigadier General and is the highest Field Officer rank. An Air Force Colonel is the third Field Officer rank in the USAF.
The insignia is extremely similar to the Army Colonel rank with a silver right-facing eagle, shield, and wheat sheaf.
USAF Colonels generally command 1,000 to 3,000 airmen and will have a Command Chief Master Sergeant as their NCO adviser.