62D AIRLIFT WING
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

Gray, a globe with axis bendwise Azure, gridlined of the first, above in base two arched olive branches, one to dexter one to sinister Vert, overall in pale a sword with blade Argent, hilt Or, the blade winged of the last, the point of the blade surmounting a demi-sunburst of the like, all within a diminished bordure Or.

Attached below the shield, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "62D AIRLIFT WING" in Blue 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 represents the Wing's capability to sustain global operations. The wing supported sword, superimposed upon the globe, represents the air mobility power of the organization in supporting and advancing armed might; the sword and olive branches denote the role required in peace and war. The sunburst represents rapid reaction of personnel when called to duty.






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