Air Force to
Redesign “Ammo” Badge
AIR FORCE TIMES (1 April 2021)- The Air Force announced today that it will redesign the new Munitions Badge after many complaints from active duty and reserve personnel who were offended by the “shell and flame”, commonly referred to as a “piss pot”.
Karen McKaren, head of the Air Force Equal Opportunity Office Anti-Triggering
Field Training Detachment, Public Affairs Officer, and Political Officer,
stated “After numerous complaints, Air Force leadership decided that the
Munitions Badge was indeed offensive to a very small but vocal group of airmen
in office jobs, many of whom have never deployed, worn MOPP gear, nor held an
M4 carbine on duty.”
The Air Force also announced that in honor of General Tony McPeak, the USAF will once again redesign rank insignia, add more ribbons, change the names of regulations and technical orders, and introduce new uniforms. One reason for the redesign of career field insignia, according to Major McKaren, was the fact that “No one can distinguish what anyone's career field badge is anyway, due to the blinding chrome finish."
Major Karen McKaren of Air Force’s Equal Opportunity Office Anti-Triggering Field Training Detachment, Public Affairs Officer, and Political Officer.
New rehabilitated Munitions Badge
Air Force to
Adopt Naval Work Uniform
(Military Times- Washington, DC- 1 April 2021)
HILL AFB, UTAH- The Air Force announced today that it will adopt the recently replaced US Navy blue "Naval Work Uniform", otherwise known as “blueberry’s” for its elite Ammo airmen.
“We’ve decided that replacing the
current Air Force OCP uniform was in the best interest of our airmen, who
deserve the best” stated Colonel Vason Jattioni, lead project officer. The new uniforms will be effective 1 October 2021 for AFSC 2W0X1, Munitions System Specialist.
The Navy NWU will be known as the AF BBU, and will have small “IYAAYAS!” logos printed on it. Colonel Jattioni also stated “If you look hard enough, you may also see some cool little “VH” logo’s, to commemorate the rock band Van Halen (not Van Hagar).”