96TH MEDICAL SUPPORT SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, above in base a wreath arching to chief Vert, charged with five mullets, one in center, two in dexter, and two in sinister Or, a cross couped Gules surmounted by a winged Staff of Aesculapius of the third, serpent and details Sable, eyed of the fourth, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "96th MEDICAL SUPPORT SQ" in Yellow letters.

Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "SUPPORTING EXCELLENCE" 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 Staff of Aesculapius surmounting the cross symbolizes the Air Force Medical Services and represents the 96th Medical Group's mission as the main objective. The wreath and five stars encompass the medical symbols demonstrating teamwork in support of the Group mission. The stars placed on the wreath represent the five units composing the Group. The star in the center of the wreath also denotes the supportive role of the Squadron and the foundation it provides in support of its sister squadrons.






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