87TH FLYING TRAINING SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

Per chevron Azure and Argent, in chief three stylized aircraft in pale the lower two diminished in perspective, each emitting a contrail fesswise of the second: above a bull's head overall caboshed Gules, armed Or, eyed White and detailed Sable, between two lightning flashes chevronwise reversed of the fourth shaded of the fifth, all within a diminished bordure Red.

Attached above the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Red border and inscribed "87TH FLYING TRAINING SQ" in Red letters.

Attached below the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Red border and inscribed "VIGILANTIA EST PAX" in Red letters.


Symbolism

Blue and 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 chevron divided shield suggests the unit's far reaching defense capability with modern weaponry, as denoted by the stylized aircraft. The bull reflects the Squadron's previous designation as the "Red Bull Fighter Squadron." The lightning flashes represent rapid response capability and aggressive pursuit of excellence.






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