This manual implements Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 36-28, Awards and Decorations Programs; and AFPD 36-31, Personal Affairs. This manual governs the Air Force special trophies, awards, decorations and memorialization programs. It applies to Regular Air Force, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard personnel; and where specified applies to Air Force civilian employees paid through appropriated funds. In collaboration with the Chief of Air Force Reserve (AF/RE) and Director of the Air National Guard (NGB/CF), the Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel, and Services (AF/A1) develops personnel policy for the Air Force Awards and Memorialization Program. Ensure all records created as a result of processes prescribed in this publication are maintained in accordance with Air Force Manual (AFMAN) 33-363, Management of Records, and disposed of in accordance with the Air Force Records Disposition Schedule located in the Air Force Records Information Management System.