74TH AERIAL PORT SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, a representation of the Alamo in chief Brown, detailed as the field, surmounted in base by an American bald eagle Proper, stooping to grasp in its dexter claw a crate arraswise highlighted Argent, shaded Buff, suspended in a cargo net Celeste, all within a narrow border Yellow.

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

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "74TH AERIAL PORT 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 eagle represents our national symbol and flight. The palletized cargo represents the primary mission of the unit. The Alamo represents the pride and determination of the unit personnel and identifies the unit with its host wing. The motto translates to "Ready to Go" in English.






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