59TH DENTAL SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc tierced in pile reversed, Azure, Gules and Argent, a Rod of Aesculapius Sable, entwined with a serpent White, eyed and langued of the fourth and surmounted with a capital letter "D" of the second fimbriated Black, between a mullet White and a torch Bronze detailed Black, enflamed Proper (Yellow and Scarlet), all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached above the disc, an Ultramarine Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "59TH DENTAL SQUADRON" in Yellow letters.

Attached below the disc, an Ultramarine Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "CARE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE" 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 star signifies the Squadron is the stellar graduate dental organization within the United States Air Force. The torch represents the purity of knowledge gained from the unit's training programs that light the way to a brighter future of research. The Staff of Aesculapius symbolizes the medical profession.






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