96TH AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, a pair of displayed wings Or, a torteau quartered Argent, charged with a four-leaf clover Vert, surmounted by a wrench palewise of the third, charged with a pellet, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "96TH AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE SQ" in Yellow letters.

Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "LOUD AND PROUD" 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 wings symbolize the aircraft maintained and also represent the mutual support of operations in the aerospace medium. The quartered clock indicates ongoing maintenance, day and night, and through all four seasons. The wrench suggests the tools and technology of maintenance, and the pivot reflects round the clock service. The clover leaf represents the good fortune which naturally accompanies all worthy efforts.






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