608TH AIR AND SPACE OPERATIONS CENTER
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

Tenné, to dexter a sword point to base palewise Argent grip Gules, overall a demi-lion sans tail rampant Azure armed and langued of the like fimbriated Or, all within a diminished bordure Yellow.

Attached below the shield, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "608TH AIR & SPACE OPERATIONS CENTER" 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 orange background represents the strength of air power. The lion is taken from the insignia of the World War Two Vlll Fighter Command, the predecessor of the Eighth Air Force, the parent unit of the 608th Air and Space Operations Center. The sword relates to the emblem of the Air Combat Command.






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