32 CFR 507.4 - Responsibilities.
(a) Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel (DCSPER), Army. The DCSPER has staff responsibility for heraldic activities in the Army.
(b) The Director, The Institute of Heraldry (TIOH). The Director, TIOH, will -
(1) Monitor the overall operation of the Heraldic Quality Control Program.
(2) Authorize the use of insignia designs in commercial items.
(3) Certify insignia manufacturers.
(4) Inspect the quality of heraldic items.
(c) The Commander, Air Force Personnel Center, Randolph AFB, TX 78150-4739. The Commander has staff responsibility for heraldic activities in the Air Force.
(d) The Chief, Air Force Personnel Center Commander's Programs Branch (HQ AFPC/DPSFC), 550 C Street West, Suite 37, Randolph AFB, TX 78150-4739. The Chief, Commander's Programs Branch is responsible for granting permission for the incorporation of certain Air Force badges and rank insignia designs in commercial items.
(e) Commander, Air Force Historical Research Agency (AFHRA/RSO), Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-6424. The Commander, AFHRA/RSO, is responsible for granting permission for use of the Air Force seal, coat of arms, and crest.
(f) Commanders. Commanders are responsible for purchasing heraldic items that have been produced by manufacturers certified by TIOH. Commanders will ensure that only those heraldic items that are of quality and design covered in the specification and that have been produced by certified manufacturers are worn by personnel under their command.