711TH SPECIAL OPERATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, a lightning flash emitting from sinister chief bendwise sinister striking to dexter Or, surmounted by a knight chess piece between two dice in bend Argent detailed Sable, angled in perspective to show the number eleven in dexter chief and seven in sinister base, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "711TH SPECIAL OPERATIONS 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 lightning flash signifies the speed of response to the unit's mission. The knight chess piece reflects the careful decision process, with the dice describing the consideration of risk, while representing the numerical designation of the unit.






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