552D AIR CONTROL WING
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

Per bend Celeste and per bend sinister Azure and Argent a bendlet Or, in sinister chief a compass rose White shaded Sable, in base a winged tower silhouette of the last and issuant from dexter two lightning flashes radiating to fess point of the third, all within a diminished bordure Yellow.

Attached below the shield, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "552D AIR CONTROL WING" 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 eight-pointed star represents a mariner's compass and is symbolic of the Wing's surveillance capabilities. The light blue represents the skies where the Wing operates. The Air Force yellow band depicts the Air Force, while the lightning bolts symbolize the electronic equipment that supports the Wing's mission. The black-winged battlements recall the mission of the unit: to guard the nation's borders with air power.






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