23D WING
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

Azure over a bolt of lightning in pale Or, a flying tiger Proper, tongue Gules, winged Argent, all within a diminished bordure of the second.

Attached below the shield, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "FLYING TIGERS" 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 lightning flash represents the weapons potential of the Wing. The fierce tiger denotes the unit's fighting spirit and tenacity. The wings symbolize the unit's powerful and vast capability in peace and war.






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