2D SYSTEMS OPERATION SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc per pale Azure and Sable, a globe Vert grid lines Argent, charged with three flashes issuant in fess point radiating to chief, dexter and sinister Or, charged with an anemometer in fess point overall of the fourth and fimbriated of the second; all within a narrow border Blue.

Attached below the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Blue border and inscribed "2D SYSTEMS OPERATIONS SQUADRON" 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 three flashes are symbolic of the three Air Force Weather enabling concepts of environmental characterization, managing net-centric data, and services and information exploitation. Each flash has three points, signifying support to strategic level, operational level, and tactical level operations. The anemometer symbolizes the Squadron's mission as an element of Air Force Weather. The three flashes and the anemometer share a common point and denote the fusing ? the transformation ? of raw data into actionable environmental information. The globe represents the worldwide impact of the unit's mission.






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