74TH DENTAL SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, the Staff of Aesculapius Proper, serpent Vert, eyed Sable and langued Gules, surmounted by a triangle point to chief of the like, overall in base the Wright Brothers' plane traversed in three quarter perspective, wings in bend Or, detailed and silhouetted Sable, all within a narrow border Black.

Attached above the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "PROHIBEO RESTITUO ERUDIO" in Black letters.

Attached below the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "74TH DENTAL SQUADRON" 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 staff represents medical practice and the medical community worldwide. The triangle is the international symbol of the dental profession. The Wright Brothers' airplane denotes flight and the unit's inexorable attachment to the Air Force flying mission.






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