A silver winged hemispherical canopy with conically arrayed cords, 1 3/4 inches (4.45 cm) in width, with a band centered on the badge inscribed “RIGGER.”
The winged parachute represents the functions of rigging of supplies for air drop as well as packing and repair of parachutes used for personnel and cargo.
See Army Regulation 600-8-22, Military Awards.
The Parachute Rigger Badge was approved by the Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, on 9 June 1986. This approval was retroactive to include personnel who completed the prescribed course of instruction subsequent to May 1951.
A subdued badge is authorized in a flat black metal finish.
A dress miniature badge, 1 inch (2.54 cm) in width, is authorized.