60TH INPATIENT OPERATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure and Or, per fess divided by a heart rhythm Argent, the upper line fimbriated of the first, in chief a cross Gules, in base a lamp enflamed of the second, surmounted by a Rod of Aesculapius, rod Sable, snake of the second, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "PREVENT SUFFERING" in Yellow letters.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "60TH INPATIENT OPS SQ" 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 red cross represents the medical mission of the Squadron. The heart rhythm signifies the purity of the unit's goal to preserve life. The lamp and Rod of Aesculapius symbolize the passion and determination of the assigned nurses and enlisted medical technicians.






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