Air Force badge mirror finish professional Military Education.
The Professional Military Education Badge is used to recognize Air Force personnel currently studying under the professional military education at Air University. All officers are expected to complete their appropriate PME commensurate with their rank either by correspondence, or, if selected, in residence at Maxwell Air Force Base. Both in-residence Air Command and Staff College and Air War College are regionally accredited Masters programs (M.A.) and take slightly less than 1 year to complete.