704TH COMMUNICATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Sable, issuant from base a winged terrestrial demi-globe Azure, landmasses Vert, winged Gules, surmounted by a communications tower Or, topped with a mullet Argent, charged with a torteau; all within a narrow Yellow border.

Attached above the disc, a Black scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "SECOND TO NONE" in Yellow letters.

Attached below the disc, a Black scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "704TH COMMUNICATIONS SQ" in Yellow 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 star projects unseen electronic RF images into cyberspace from its perch upon the tower and globe, representing the Squadron's mission to provide global, terrestrial, and non-terrestrial communications and IT services. Each point of the star represents a service capability provided by the Squadron. The 704th Communications Squadron started it's humble beginning at Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold AFB. The General Henry "Hap" Arnold Star and Wing elements pay tribute and honor to Air Force heritage and the legacies of General Arnold, Arnold Engineering Development Center, and Arnold AFB.






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