1ST INPATIENT OPERATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Sable, a mullet in dexter chief, sinister chief, dexter base, and sinister base all Or, throughout a cross Gules fimbriated Argent, surmounted by a shield blazoned: Or charged with the winged Rod of Aesculapius beneath a gridlined sphere Sable; all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "1ST INPATIENT OPERATIONS 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 four stars represent the four flights within the 1st Inpatient Operations Squadron: Laboratory Flight, Nutritional Medicine Flight, Labor and Delivery Flight, and 3A Flight. The bordered cross represents the unit's dedication in providing first class health care to Department of Defense beneficiaries during times of war and peace. The shield medical logo is symbolic of the unit's dedicated medical personnel, capable of providing health care services worldwide.






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