2D SPACE OPERATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure a demi-globe issuant from base Celeste gridlined Or, charged with a lightning flash bendwise Gules enfiling an orbit ring arcing to chief from sinister base to dexter base Argent, charged at its apex with a polestar Or, in chief a compass rose of the fifth, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "2D SPACE OPERATIONS SQ" in Yellow letters.

Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "PATHWAYS FOR PEACE" in Yellow 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 compass rose alludes to the North Star and reflects an established form of navigation. It also represents the unit's involvement with the Global Positioning System, a precision global navigation system, indicated by the demi-globe. The polestar on an orbit ring reflects the unit's use of satellite transmissions. The lightning flash signifies the command and control operations conducted by the Squadron in support of its parent wing.






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