617TH AIR AND SPACE OPERATIONS CENTER
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

Azure, emitting from base a globe of the field gridlined Argent surmounted by a stylized lion's head guardant Or detailed of the first; in chief a lightning flash bendwise point to dexter Gules fimbriated of the second, all within a diminished bordure Or.

Attached below the shield, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "617TH 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 globe represents the unit's ability to coordinate and perform air and space activities throughout the world. The lion symbolizes the unit's courage and knowledge. The lightning flash signifies the command and control mission of the unit.






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