enlisted and officer personnel currently serving or who
have previously served as an officer in charge of a small
craft. Enlisted personnel wear silver and officers wear
gold when they are authorized to wear these special
insignias. This insignia is worn in the same manner as
the Command at Sea insignia.
The Surface Warfare insignia is worn by officers
and enlisted personnel who have qualified in all phases
of surface warfare.
The Submarine Warfare insignia is worn by
personnel who have qualified to serve in submarines. In
addition to the basic insignia, other submarine insignia
include those for submarine medical, engineer, and
supply officers and for all who participated successfully
in combat patrols.
The Aviation Warfare insignia is worn by
personnel qualified to serve in flight. In addition to the
Aviation insignia, other insignia are worn by flight
officers, flight surgeons, flight nurses, aircrewmen,
astronauts, and air warfare specialists.
The Special Warfare insignia is worn by personnel
qualified in underwater and beach reconnaissance,
demolition, and special warfare tactics. They are
usually associated with underwater demolition or
Figure 10-15.Line and staff corps officers insignia.