49TH AEROSPACE MEDICINE SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Or, three piles radiating from honor point Azure between in chief a double-winged caduceus Argent and Silver Gray, in sinister base a flight symbol ascending bendwise of the last and in dexter base a demi-globe issuant from base Blue gridlined Sable surmounted by a human centrifuge Silver Gray detailed Black, all within a diminished border of the second.

Attached above the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Blue border.

Attached below the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Blue border and inscribed "READINESS BY PREVENTION" 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 caduceus signifies the field of aerospace medicine. The flight symbol represents the unit's commitment to the Air Force's air and space missions. The globe and centrifuge portray the global reach and psychological training missions of the Squadron.






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