56TH COMPONENT MAINTENANCE SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Celeste, beneath five mullets enarched in chief Or, a large mullet Azure, thereon three flight symbols ascending palewise in chevron, the lower two emitting contrails embowed to dexter and sinister Argent, the top center one emitting a contrail flared out between the lower two Gules, all within a narrow border Black.

Attached below the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "56TH COMPONENT MAINTENANCE SQ" in Black 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 large star is representative of the insignia appearing on all Air Force aircraft. The three flight symbols allude to the space continuum, Air Force operations and the aggressiveness of component maintenance. The five stars denote flight operations, personnel, offices, shops and support structure.






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