310TH COMMUNICATIONS FLIGHT
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Sable and Gules embattled, a pair of gauntlets crossed in base Silver Gray, each emitting a curved lightning bolt from the fist Or; in fess point a globe Azure gridlined and encircled by two orbitals Argent, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Black scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "310TH COMMUNICATIONS FLIGHT" 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 embattled background represents the unclassified and classified network the unit protects and further emphasizes the global defense prospective. The embattlement, with ramparts, symbolizes the tops of a castle wall from which the protectors defend against attack. The crossed gauntlets symbolize a defensive blocking action representing the guardians of the network. The lightning bolts represent the electronic means employed to protect the networks and pass simultaneously through both networks, showing that protection is employed to all systems at all times. The globe with delta aero device represents defense of the United States via the Air Force Space Command's network. The globe symbolizes the worldwide mission of the unit. The orbitals further highlight the network's impact throughout the world and also into space via satellites. The crossing of the gauntlets and arching of the lightning bolts around the globe represent that in the execution of the mission, protection is provided around the entire network.






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