Pin-on metal Second Lieutenant cap rank insignia is available in Full and Miniature sizes.

Second Lieutenants wear the Full size version on the men's or women's Flight Cap (women are authorized to wear either). The insignia is positioned on the wearer’s left side of the Flight Cap, centered between the bottom of the cap and the crease at the top, 1 1/2-inch from the flight cap’s front edge. Insignia bars (Lieutenants and Captain) are oriented so that the long axis is vertical. The USAF Flight Cap is worn only with the Service, Service Dress, Flight/Desert Flight Duty, and Air Force Food Services uniform.

Second Lieutenants serving as Pararescue Personnel or Combat Rescue Officers (CROs), Special Tactics Officers (STOs), or Weather Parachutists wear the Miniature pin-on metal insignia directly below (no more than 1/8") the flash device on their berets. The lowermost edge of the insignia should be level with and immediately next to the top edge of the black border trim without covering any of it.

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