689TH COMBAT COMMUNICATIONS WING
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

Azure, issuing from sinister base a demi-globe Celeste, gridlined Sable, surmounted by a sword bendwise point to dexter chief Argent, hand guard, hilt, grip and pommel Or, emitting from the sword point four lightning bolts, two to chief and two to dexter Gules; all within a diminished border of the fifth.


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 sword represents the unit's direct support of combat operations. The four lightning bolts symbolize the Wing's total force representation of the 3rd and 5th Combat Communication Groups, the Air Force Reserve, and Air National Guard associate units. The globe signifies the unit's willingness to deploy anywhere in the world at a moment's notice to ensure that communications are delivered to the deployed warfighter in support of USAF operations.






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