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American Military Patches, Other Insignia and Decorations of World War Two by Dr. Howard G. Lanham c.2002

Qualification Badges

U.S. Army Second World War

Army Air Force Technician Badges

Technician Badges
Air Force Technician Badge
Parachute Rigger Bar

The Army Air Force Technician Badge was authorized by AR 600-35 Change 10 issued January 11, 1943. To the basic badge was added a bar showing the particular qualification. The bars are listed below:

AP Armorer AP Electrical SP AP Hydraulic SP AP Instrument SP
AP Mechanic AP Machinist AP Metal Worker AP Power Plant SP
AP Propeller SP AP Welder A.C.S. Radio SP Bombsight Mech
Link Trainer Instr Parachute Rigger Photographer Photo Lab. Tech.
T'ret & Sight SP Radio V-I Mech Radio V-I Obs. Radio Mechanic
Radio Operator RC Turret Mech RC T Mech Gunner RC Turret Rep
Teletype Mech WX Forecaster WX Observer

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