60TH AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, a demi-globe issuing from base of the field, gridlined and edged Or, supporting a horse passant Argent, barded Proper with trappings Tenné, thereon a knight in armour also Proper, plumed of the fourth, the dexter arm raised overhead and hand grasping a lightning bolt fesswise while bearing on the sinister arm a shield blazoned: Per pale Or and Azure, a pale cornished Argent, all within a narrow border Black.

Attached above the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "PRAEPARAMUS VOLATUS" in Black letters.

Attached below the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "60 AMXS" 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 globe alludes to the Squadron's worldwide mission. The armored horse and knight signifies a well-trained and mobile squadron. The shield denotes the Air Force and its vital role in our national defense.






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