23D SPACE OPERATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Sable, a demi-globe issuant from base Azure, land masses Or, and therefrom issuant a specter of the first, eyed of the third, habited Gris, flanked by a flight symbol ascending palewise in dexter and a mullet of four in sinister chief Argent, all within a narrow border Blue.

Attached above the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Blue border and inscribed "SEMPER VIGILANS" in Blue letters.

Attached below the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Blue border and inscribed "23D SPACE OPERATIONS SQ" 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 globe on a black disc suggests the earth in space and reflects the Squadron's theater of operations. The flight symbol represents a satellite in earth orbit and signifies the unit's functions of telemetry, tracking and command of satellites. The spectral figure embodies the ever watchful effort of unit personnel in the performance of their duties. The polestar symbolizes true north and implies the Squadron's dedication to its mission. The Latin motto, "SEMPER VIGILANS," translates to "Ever Watchful" in English






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