1ST COMMUNICATIONS MAINTENANCE SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon
On a disc as a globe Argent, grid lined throughout Celeste, a dragon passant Azure, langued and breasted Gules, eyed Or, armed, dented and barbed Sable, its raised dexter claw radiating three lightning flashes to dexter of the fourth, all within a narrow border Blue.

Attached above the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Blue border and inscribed "PROUD PAST STRONG FUTURE" in Blue letters.

Attached below the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Blue border and inscribed "1ST CMXS" in Blue letters.


Symbolism
Ultramarine blue and Air Force 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 globe symbolizes the impact of the unit upon the worldwide reach of military operations. The winged dragon represents the might and determination exhibited by unit personnel in supporting the USAFE War Fighter. The lightning bolts issuing from the dragon's claw represent the combat capability made possible through the squadron's efforts. The yellow eye signifies the unit's incessant focus on the mission. The motto "PROUD PAST ? STRONG FUTURE" describes the squadron's guiding principles.





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