68TH AIRLIFT SQUADRON
Skip Navigation Links.
Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Gules, on a hurt, a pelican volant Argent detailed Azure eyed White, iris Or and pupil Sable, beaked and footed Tenné, garnished Yellow surmounting and grasping a lightning flash bendwise sinister of the last, shadowed of the first, all between six mullets arched in chief and eight mullets arched in base Yellow, all within a narrow border Blue.

Attached above the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Blue border and inscribed "68TH AIRLIST SQ" in Blue letters.

Attached below the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Blue border and inscribed "NULLI SECUNDUS" 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 pelican signifies the unit's determination, strength and readiness in its load-carrying mission. The pelican rides a lightning flash, demonstrating his capacity for operational speed. The stars indicate the unit's numerical designation.






Jump to Top