55TH FIGHTER SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

Azure, a pair of die in perspective Argent shaded Silver Gray, each showing "five" in the obverse, Sable, the shaded sides of the die showing "six" to base and "four" to chief of the last, each within a five of the numeral "55," its' top bars as stylized wings Argent, all within a diminished bordure Or.

Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "55TH FIGHTER SQ" in Yellow letters.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "FIGHTING FIFTY FIFTH " 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 winged designation represents rapid flight while carrying dice, signifying the risks involved in aerial combat.






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