566TH OPERATIONS SUPPORT SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc divided per bend sinister Azure and chequy Argent and Sable, two mountain ranges fesswise in dexter Purpure surmounting Argent and issuant there from a contrail enarched to chief surmounted at honor point with a compass rose Or, overall bendwise sinister a lightning bolt of the last, shaded Blue, all within a diminished bordure Gules.

Attached above the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Red border and inscribed "566 OSS" in Red letters.

Attached below the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Red border and inscribed "ALWAYS VIGILANT, NEVER WEARY" in Red 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 chequy field is suggestive of the unit's parent organization. The mountains and compass rose symbolize endurance, strength and accuracy. The lightning bolt denotes the speed of the electronic data support the Squadron members provide for mission successes.






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