This AFLD Duty Identifier Patch/Tab is made in the United States. The patch is 100% embroidered with threads approved by The Institute of Heraldry (TIOH) and includes American-made Velcro®brand fastener.
- Size: 3-1/4" wide by 1-13/16"
- Color: Bagby Green and Spice Brown
- Attachment: Velcro®brand hook fastener
The AFLD patch with Spice Brown text and merrowed edge is worn by those in the Airfield Management career field. More specifically, it's designed for wear on the operational camouflage pattern (OCP) uniform.
Wear location: Left Sleeve, centered on the supplied loop (Velcro®) area. For additional details on proper wear, please refer to the current version of AFI-36-2903.
What does AFLD stand for? Airfield Management
What is Airfield Management? With reference to the USAF, the USAF describes the career field as
"Responsible for the maintenance of runways, lighting, and other airfield components and systems, Airfield Management specialists ensure that all takeoffs and landings can proceed without incident. From keeping runways clear of foreign objects to communicating hazards to pilots, these professionals make sure our aircraft maintain their ability to take off at a moment’s notice."
AFSC and other codes: 1C7X1
- Apprentice (3) Skill Level
- Journeyman (5) Skill Level
- Craftsman (7) Skill Level
- Superintendent (9) Skill Level
- Chief Enlisted Manager (0) Skill Level