87TH AIRBASE WING
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

Per bend sinister Azure and Or, a bend sinister Gules, overall an eagle displayed Argent, eyed of the first, beaked and legged of the second, armed Sable, grasping in dexter talons an anchor and in sinister talons three canon balls of the last, highlighted of the fourth, a base embattled Purpure, masoned of the fifth, all within a diminished bordure Or.

Attached below the shield, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "UT UNUM VINCERE" in Blue 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 eagle represents the air power that projects from the unit's support. The anchor represents the Wing's support for seaborne joint forces. The canon balls represent the unit's support for powerful ground forces. The Latin motto, "UT UNUM VINCERE," translates to "Win As One" in English.






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