73D EXPEDITIONARY AIR CONTROL SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Or, a globe Azure, gridlined Argent, surmounted by a cobra poised to strike of the first, detailed Sable, eyed Gules, langued of the first, head Silver Gray, overall a sword point to base blade of the sixth, detailed of the third, grip of the fifth, all within a narrow border Black..

Attached below the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "73D EXP AIR CONTROL SQUADRON" in Black letters.

Attached above the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "EYES OF THE SWORD" 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 globe represents the unit's worldwide mobility commitment to go anywhere at any time. The cobra's hood surrounding the sword represents the unit's radar and communications coverage that provides air forces with the essential information required for them to carry out their mission. The cobra poised to strike indicates the unit's military preparedness. The Squadron's motto is "Eyes of the Sword."






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