9TH AIR FORCE
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

Azure, a bezant winged Argent charged with the Arabic numeral "9" Gules, in honor point a mullet of the second bearing a torteau; all within a diminished bordure Or.

Attached below the shield, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "NINTH AIR FORCE" 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 star symbolizes the old Army Air Forces under which the unit was first activated. The numeral "9" indicates the numerical designation, and the wings imply the unit's air mission.






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