332D EXPEDITIONARY AEROSPACE MEDICINE SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, an American bald eagle stooping Proper, tail Gules, around its dexter wing a band Argent, bearing a Red Cross Proper, the eagle encircled by stylized cyclic wind bands, a star constellation consisting of seven slightly askew mullets semé, three above the wings and four in sinister all of the last, all within a narrow border Black.

Attached above the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "RED TAIL EAGLE" in Black letters.

Attached below the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "332D EXP AEROSPACE 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 American bald eagle, as the national bird of the United States, symbolizes the strength and freedom of America. The red tail symbolizes the Tuskegee Airmen and the Wing's heritage. The Red Cross band represents the medical professionals, "Tuskegee Medic." The cyclic wind bands surrounding the eagle denote the courage and perseverance that a medic always possesses, even under enemy hostile fire and against insurmountable odds, while risking self to save the lives of fellow airmen and warriors. The star constellation represents the original seven functional areas of the unit.






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