710TH COMBAT OPERATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure three lightning flashes issuant from base Gules, the center flash in pale tipped with an arrow point Or, the other flashes in chevron reversed, the flash in dexter pointing to a sword point down blade Silver Gray, hilted and pommeled of the third handled of the second, the flash in sinister pointing to a stylized bald eagle issuant from sinister of the last, detailed Argent, beaked Yellow eyed of the field; all within a narrow border Black.

Attached above the disc, a Silver Gray scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "EVERY THEATER OUR STAGE" in Black letters.

Attached below the disc, a Silver Gray scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "710TH COMBAT OPERATIONS SQ" in Black 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 colors within the design represent the American Flag and patriotism, pride in country, service, and Squadron. The eagle represents the national symbol and the Squadron's commitment to the nation's defense. The sword represents the striking power the unit directs to accomplish the mission. The lightning flashes symbolize the functions of the unit and its worldwide mission.






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