47TH FIGHTER SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, the caricatured figure "Turnip Termite" body Or, garnished with Sable hair. Face and legs Tenné, ears and wings Vert, riding a large Black jagged lightning bolt toward dexter base, displaying a look of ferocity on its face, antennas, brow line, mouth and ears detailed of the second, teeth and eye detailed Argent, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Green scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "47TH FIGHTER SQ" 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 caricature, Turnip Termite, is a traditional figure that the unit uses which dates back to the 1940's.






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