96TH MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, in sinister a wing Or, encompassing and debruising an escutcheon in dexter embattled bendwise sinister Sable and Celeste, in dexter two bendlets Argent, in sinister a bomb bendwise sinister Vert, fins of the third, bordure of the fifth, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "96TH MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS SQ" 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 three black stripes represent the core values of the unit, and the two white stripes signify the military personnel and civilians who make up the unit. The line across the shield represents clouds, and the lower blue of the shield, Air Force operations. The bomb symbolizes the role of the unit in testing and developing munitions and the Squadron's support of the 96th Test Wing.






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