97TH AEROMEDICAL-DENTAL SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, a globe of the like gridlined and outlined Argent surmounted by flames Proper, overall a Staff of Aesculapius, the staff a spear, point to base Brown, point Or, entwined by a serpent Vert, eyed and langued Gules, armed of the second, all within a diminished border Or.

Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "97TH AEROMEDICAL-DENTAL SQ" in Yellow letters.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "GLOBAL WELLNESS" 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 entwined snake is the universal sign of the medical profession and denotes the Squadron's medical and dental duties. The flaming spear is the emblem for the unit's parent wing. The brown shaft represents strength of purpose. The globe in the background signifies the unit's worldwide medical mission.






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