46TH WEATHER SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Sable, an anemometer pallwise reversed Azure, charged on the uppermost cup with a hurricane symbol Gules, surmounted by a missile bendwise sinister Or, overall the head of an American bald eagle erased Proper, eyed of the third, grasping in its beak a lightning bolt bendwise Yellow, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "46TH WEATHER SQUADRON" in Yellow letters.


Symbolism

Blue and 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 eagle symbolizes bravery, alertness and protection. The lightning bolt represents the power of the Squadron's support of test and operational aircraft. The missile alludes to the operational weather support provided to armament testing. The anemometer, which measures wind speed, represents the unit's membership in Air Force Weather. The hurricane symbol is for the protection the Squadron provides to personnel and resources during hurricane season each year.






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