608TH AIR INTELLIGENCE SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc per fess Azure and Celeste, a globe of the first gridlined and edged Argent, oppressed by a chevalier traversed and armed of the like, in his dexter hand a tilting spear bendwise, cape and plume Gules, on his sinister arm an escutcheon blazoned: "Sable a cross Gules, a border of the last," mounted on a horse forcene Sable, barded of the fourth. In base key fesswise wards to sinister Or, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "608TH AIR INTELLIGENCE SQ" 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 globe refers to the scope and reach of the mission. The chevalier is a traditional symbol of intelligence; the lance indicates the guided precision of the unit's capabilities. The shield symbolizes the protection afforded by intelligence operations. The key signifies the ability to identify and access the information or intelligence value critical to the success of the operation.






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