The Arizona National Guard Airman of the Year Ribbon honors a member of the Arizona Air National Guard whose performance distinguishes him or herself from peers.
The Arizona National Guard is made up of the Arizona Army National Guard and the Arizona Air National Guard. The Army component was established in 1865 and currently numbers approximately 5,000 soldiers. The Air component dates back to 1946 with the 197th Fighter Squadron; it is currently headquartered in Phoenix.
The ribbon is light blue with a dark blue stripe in the center flanked by a thinner stripe of white and red on either side. Each edge features an additional vertical white stripe.