99TH AEROSPACE MEDICINE SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Or, a cross couped Gules fimbriated Sable, surmounted by a sword point to base bladed Argent, shaded Silver Gray, hilted of the third, winged fesswise of the fifth, entwined with a serpent facing dexter Azure, eyed and garnished of the first, all between six mullets of the third arced in base three and three, all within a narrow border Black.

Attached above the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "GLADIUS MEDICINAE" in Black letters.

Attached below the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "99TH AEROSPACE MEDICINE SQ" 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 red cross represents the medical profession and is the international symbol of medical care. The Rod of Aesculapius-like symbol further indicates the intent to provide excellent medical service. The six stars symbolize the mission and function of the unit. The Latin motto, "GLADIUS MEDICINAE," translates to "Sword of Medicine."






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