10TH AIRLIFT SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Gules, a caricatured airman in flight suit and helmet Azure, winged Or, on dexter arm a medical armband Proper, and grasping a box of the third, tied and detailed Sable, dropping from sinister hand a caricatured paratrooper grasping a rolled map in dexter hand and a "Tommy" gun in sinister hand and towing a second smaller paratrooper, both in like attire; all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "10TH AIRLIFT 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 larger airman holding the smaller paratroopers is representative of the current training mission of the unit, as well as support provided to all military services. The smaller paratroopers symbolize the unit's historic troop carrier mission, and the medical armband of the larger airman also signifies the unit's air evacuation heritage.






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