3D AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, issuing from base a sphere Vert, gridlined of the field surmounted by an American bald eagle displayed with head lowered to dexter Proper and grasping in dexter claw a missile bendwise nose upward Argent, and in sinister claw an aerial bomb bendwise sinister nose upward, all below seven mullets arranged as the "Big Dipper" constellation and one large mullet "North Star" Or; all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "WARRIORS" in Yellow letters.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "3 AMXS" 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 stars in the sky represent the State of Alaska. The eagle, our national symbol, depicts air power. The missile and bomb in the clasps of the eagle represent our weapons to deploy. The globe is our ability to react to any place in the world. The motto, "WARRIORS," describes the core function of the U.S. Air Force combat capability that is professional warriors of arms.






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