Airman’s Medal is a military decoration of the United States Air Force and is awarded to those service members or those of a friendly nation who, while serving in any capacity with the United States Air Force, distinguish themselves by heroic actions, usually at the voluntary risk of life, but not involving actual combat. The saving of a life or the success of the voluntary heroic act is not essential.
According to Air Force Instruction 36-2803, The Secretary of the Air Force, Personnel Council (AFPC) approves or disapproves recommendations for Airman’s Medals (AmnM) requiring SAF approval and determines upon approval, entitlement to 10 percent increase in retirement pay for the Airman’s Medal (AmnM) when awarded to enlisted members for extraordinary heroism.
The U.S. Army equivalent of the Airman’s Medal is the Soldier’s Medal. Between 1947 and 1959, U.S. Air Force members were also eligible for the Soldier’s Medal . The Navy and Marine Corps Medal. Also the Coast Guard Medal are also considered to be the equivalent decorations for those services.
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