Our Brand

Thank you for your interest in the use of the Department of the Air Force's brand. Our U.S. Air Force Symbol and Thunderbirds logo are registered trademarks. The Air Force Emblem, Air Force Symbol and Space Force logo are three of many Department of the Air Force (DAF) trademarks. Permission to use them for commercial use, in marketing materials, advertising (free or paid), or by any non-federal organization/activity, including non-profit organizations, is required.

The following guidelines bring together all the components of the Department of the Air Force brand. If you have any questions regarding the Department of the Air Force brand or guidelines, please email licensing@us.af.mil or submit a one-time request by completing the form HERE.

Click on logos below to review display guidelines. 

Air Force Symbol


Space Force Logo

Air Force Emblem

Thunderbirds Logo

Trademark Authorization

The Department of the Air Force (DAF) retains the right to withhold licensing of certain products, which includes, but is not limited to, alcohol, tobacco, drug or smoking paraphernalia, firearms, weapons of any type, undergarments, products sexual in nature, food or drink items (consumables), cosmetics (to include fragrances, soaps and hair products), medical devices or products contrary to the good order and discipline of the DAF.

Department of Defense employees, their families and veterans are required to get a license if they have a company, small business or hobby that intends to sell products bearing any Air Force trademark. If interested in the use of our trademarks for commercial purposes, please visit our licensing section of our website, or click HERE to be directed to that page.

Department of Defense and DAF policy and regulations prohibit use of official DAF markings, insignia and symbols in ways that imply endorsement of a commercial or non-federal entity or activity. (5 CFR Part 2635.702, DoD Joint Ethics Regulation, DoD 5500.7-R and DODI 5535.12).This applies to all DAF markings and symbols, including the Air Force Symbol and Space Force logo.

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