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Attached below the disc a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "1ST COMBAT COMMUNICATIONS SQ" in Blue letters.

Per bend sinister Vert and Celeste, a scarpe enhanced Azure fimbriated Or, debruised by a sword Argent point to chief the handle resembling the numeral one of the like, hilt and pommel of the third fimbriated Gules, and radiating from the hilt, to dexter and sinister six lightning flashes three and three, between a pole star in dexter chief of the fifth and a buffalo head caboshed of the third in sinister base; all within a diminished bordure of the fourth.

Blue and yellow are the Air Force colors. Blue alludes to the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The water buffalo denotes the unit's service in the Pacific Theater from 1952 to 1975. The star signifies the European Theater which is the unit's present location. The blue diagonal band represents the Presidential Unit Citation awarded to the unit. The sword, with the numeral 1 handle (recalling the unit's designation) associates the unit with the parent unit organization, United Air Forces in Europe. The lightning flashes signify the squadron's relationship with Force Communications Command.

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