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Strategic Air Command – ICBM Master Instructor

    This award was officially referred to as the “Missile (ICBM) Maintenance Master Instructor Award” and it was intended for “outstanding performance as an ICBM maintenance instructor/trainer.  To qualify, an individual must have been assigned primary duty in support of an ICBM weapons system, have held the primary AFSC (5-skill level or higher) for at least 2 years, have served as an ICBM maintenance instructor/trainer for a minimum of 1 year, and have successfully passed (“Qualified” rating or higher) a 3901 SMES Instructor Proficiency Evaluation (IPE) or Trainer Proficiency Evaluation (TPE).  Administration of high-quality training for the preceding 12 months, as evidenced by supervisory observations and trainer QC/3901 SMES evaluation results, was also necessary.  Nomination by the chief of the training control division or maintenance squadron commander was required, and the award was approved by the DCM who signed a letter granting the award, a copy of which was presented to the recipient along with the patch in a suitable ceremony, if possible.  Only subdued patches have been observed.  NOTE:  Although the patch illustrated has “ICBM Master Instructor” on it, the regulation describes the patch as having only the words “Master Instructor.”  This writer does not know if two versions exist or if the patch was not woven to the specifications in the regulation.  

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