Established on August 28, 1962, Air Force NCO Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbon is awarded to noncommissioned officers of the United States Air Force who graduate from a designated level of training at one of the schools listed below:
-NCO Preparatory Course
-NCO Leadership School
-Airman Leadership School
-Senior NCO Academy
Only courses taken in residence are eligible for the award.
The ribbon is red with two thin vertical stripes of dark blue toward the center and thin white vertical stripes toward the exterior.
Subsequent awards may be indicated by oak leaf clusters.