59TH SURGICAL OPERATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, a cross couped Gules, surmounted by a wyvern sans legs, wings displayed Vert, langued of the second, teeth and horns Argent, eyed and garnished Or, supporting a globe of the first bordered and gridlined Sable.

Attached above the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "HEALING THE MASSES" in Black letters.

Attached below the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "59TH SURGICAL OPS 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 red cross is a modern day medical symbol. The wyvern is an ancient symbol of protection and strength. The globe, here supported by the wyvern, indicates the global mission of the unit.






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