47TH MEDICAL SUPPORT SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc divided per fess, the chief per pale, on the dexter Azure, a staff of Aesculapius Argent, entwined by a serpent Vert, eyed of the second, on the sinister White, a cross couped Gules, in base Or, a stretcher fesswise of the second, all within a narrow bordure Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "47TH MEDICAL SUPPORT 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 staff of Aesculapius, a rod entwined by a serpent, symbolizes medicine and identifies the Squadron as belonging to the Air Force Medical Service. The red cross emphasizes membership in a medical unit and dedication to the medical care provided. The stretcher signifies the unit's mission to support the patient and other squadrons of the 47th Medical Group.






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