301ST RESCUE SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc as a globe Azure, axis bendwise gridlined Argent (Sliver Gray), an orbicular band arched reversed to sinister base Or, between in chief a White box arraswise charged with a cross couped Gules, pendant from a White deployed parachute and in base a space capsule palewise, nose upward of the like, detailed of the field, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "301ST RESCUE SQ" in Yellow letters.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "GUARDIAN WINGS" 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 globe signifies the Squadron's worldwide mobility. The band encircling the globe denotes the air rescue based on all aircraft. The parachute and box of medical supplies are indicative of aerial delivery of survival equipment. The space capsule symbolizes the unit's air rescue services in capsule recovery as well as pick-up and aid to the astronauts.






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