36TH AIRLIFT SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Gules, a bend Or fimbriated Argent debruised by a pale Sable fimbriated White overall issuant from base, a demi-globe White gridlined Black, land masses Vert below an eagle stooping above a pallet suspended from a parachute White, all within a diminished border Yellow.

Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "36TH AIRLIFT SQUADRON" in Yellow letters.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "EAGLE AIRLIFTERS" 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 red disc symbolizes the unit's location in Japan. The bend and pale suggest the unit's ability to provide responsive movement of personnel and equipment through aerial delivery and assault air/land operations in support of combat forces in the Pacific Theater. The globe denotes the Squadron's support of the command's mission of global reach. The eagle and parachute reflect the unit's mission-ready aircrews that conduct special operations/aeromedical evacuation, search and rescue and humanitarian relief missions.






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