PROTECTED SATCOM GROUP
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

Azure, issuant from base a demi-globe divided sinisterwise Sable and Celeste, gridlined Argent, bearing a pole star of the like emitting two lightning bolts from dexter and sinister points Or. In sinister chief a pole star of the fourth emitting three lightning bolts from dexter, sinister and mid- points of the fifth; all within a diminished bordure Yellow.

Attached below the shield, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "PROTECTED SATCOM GROUP" 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 lightning bolts allude to the communication of critical information via satellite to the President of the United States, Secretary of Defense, and combat forces of all the Services. The pole stars represent satellites. The globe symbolizes the missions that the unit's systems must perform day and night, every day of the year.






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