318TH SPECIAL OPERATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Sable, issuant from base a terrestrial globe Proper, in sinister a Pegasus volant to dexter Argent, garnished Silver Gray, eyed Vert, in dexter chief a formation of six mullets, five Or and one of the fourth, all within a narrow border Black.

Attached below the disc, a Green scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "318TH SPECIAL OPERATIONS SQ" in Black 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 winged horse, "Pegasus," represents the rapid transport through the air. The globe and the continents represent the prodigious area in which the operations of the Squadron will embark. The placement of the Pegasus above the globe represents the rapid global mobility of the unit. The grouping of stars represents the celestial navigation to aid the Pegasus in finding its way around the world.






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