99TH GROUND COMBAT TRAINING SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, two bayonets in saltire points up Proper between in chief a staff tilted bendwise Sable, bearing a banner flotant to sinister Argent, and in base a bullseye of three concentric rings Gules voided of the field, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "SILVER FLAG ALPHA" in Yellow letters.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "99TH GROUND COMBAT TRAINING 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 silver flag represents the Squadron's name given during its inception in 1981. The crossed bayonets represent the ground combat role of Air Force Security Force personnel and are the guardians of two flags, both silver and the American flag. The bullseye represents the combat arms function responsible for training personnel on Security Forces weapons systems and represents the genesis of the unit's original mission. It further represents their tie to the Air Warfare Center's mission of providing advanced tactics training to Air Force combat warriors.






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