673D CIVIL ENGINEER SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, as a chevron a lightning flash Gules, fimbriated Or, in chief a bull's head caboshed Gris, horned Argent, eyed of the second, snorting smoke clouds Proper, in base a drafting compass Silver Gray, detailed of the fourth, entwined an ax bendwise ax head of the like, detailed and handled of the fifth, surmounted by an aerial bomb descending bendwise sinister of the fourth; all within a narrow border Yellow.

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

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "673D CIVIL ENGINEER SQUADRON" 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 bull's head represents the valor and bravery of the "Prime BEEF" (Prime Base Engineer Emergency Forces) personnel composing those flights. The chevron as lightning bolts represents the unit's support of combat missions with speed and efficiency. The tool cluster represents the interconnected yet distinctive missions of the flights within the unit. The unit motto is "READY AND RESOLUTE."






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