96TH CONTRACTING SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc per bend sinister Sable and Azure, in sinister a flight symbol ascending edged along the bend sinister Silver Gray, detailed of the first, and emitting three contrails arrayed to base Or, above a parchment bend wise Argent, scribed of the first, an eagle stooping of the third, head and tail of the fifth, armed of the fourth, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD" in Yellow letters.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "96TH CONTRACTING SQUADRON" 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 divided background of black and blue represents the willingness of Air Force personnel to mobilize and support the mission day or night. The eagle represents the Squadron personnel poised to deliver professional, efficient, and best value contracting support anytime, anywhere. The silver gray and white plumage signifies sincerity, while the yellow symbolizes the generosity and sacrifice made by unit personnel. The white paper denotes the contractual documents, painstakingly negotiated and awarded on behalf of the 96th Air Base Wing and the United States Air Force.






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