684TH ARMAMENT SYSTEMS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, sixteen barrulets per gyronny Argent (Silver Gray), surmounted by an American bald eagle stooping affronté couped at wing joint Proper, talons grabbing two lightning flashes per chevron reversed points to base Or, all within a narrow border Sable.

Attached below the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "684TH ARMAMENT SYSTEMS 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 eagle is in an attack position ready to deliver a lethal blow to the enemy, representing the standoff delivery and lethal employment of an area attack weapon. The incredibly sharp vision of the eagle emphasizes the accuracy of the weapon. The lightning bolts embody the power developed in the weapon. The barrulets (lines) represent agility of flight. The lines point in all directions suggesting the far reaches of the globe where the weapon can be employed. The lines focus inward toward the eagle signifying focus on the mission.






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