Grand Forks AFB 1st Sergeants Council

Shown is the U.S. Air Force First Sergeants Council Logo Redesigned with white background in full RGB color created using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop CS4. Commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organization and or original artist. There are approximately 1,200 first sergeants in the Air Force. In the United States Air Force, first sergeant is not a rank, but a special duty held by a senior enlisted member of a military unit who reports directly to the unit commander. Often referred to as the "first shirt", or "shirt", the first sergeant is responsible for the morale, welfare, and conduct of all the enlisted members in a squadron and is the chief adviser to the squadron commander concerning the enlisted force. In the Air Force senior enlisted service members in the pay grades of E-7 to E-9 or the ranks of master sergeant, senior master sergeant or chief master sergeant typically serve as a unit’s first sergeant and traditionally wear a four point figure, commonly referred to as a diamond, in the blue field located between the five lower stripes and the inverted chevron(s) of their senior enlisted insignia. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Luis Loza Gutierrez)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Luis Loza Gutierrez
VIRIN: 150618-F-TKV84-202.JPG
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