87TH COMMUNICATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Sable, a globe Azure gridlined and bordered Argent, charged with a communications tower of the first and dish Silver Gray, arrayed and arching the globe to chief four communications flashes Or; all within a narrow border Black.

Attached above the disc, a Silver Gray scroll edged with a Black border and inscribed "PER MUNDUM PROVIDEMUS" in Black letters.

Attached below the disc, a Silver Gray scroll edged with a Black border and inscribed " 87TH COMMUNICATIONS 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 background signifies the vastness of space. The globe describes the unit's world-wide capabilities. The communications tower stands for the unit and its mission, with the four lightning flashes being symbols of command, control, communications and computers. The motto, "PER MUNDUM PROVIDEMUS," translates to "WORLDWIDE WE PROVIDE."






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