29TH AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL GROUP
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A device of silver color metal and enamel 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in width overall consisting of a blue circular radar screen with silver gridlines bearing at center an orange disc issuing eight lightning flashes from its circumference the four at the compass points ending with silver flight symbols, points to outer edge; at the top and sides an orange motto scroll bearing in silver letters the words "VECTOR TO VICTORY."

Symbolism
The radar screen is the primary tool used by the unit in the performance of the air traffic control mission, and it is blue to represent the sky, the area of the unit's concern. The orange lightning flashes refer to the communications necessary to provide positive control of aircraft, which are represented by the four flight symbols.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 29th Air Traffic Control Battalion, Maryland Army National Guard on 4 April 1980. It was redesignated for the 29th Air Traffic Control Group, Maryland Army National Guard on 14 September 1982.





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