A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches in width overall consisting of a silver lightning flash bendwise over a silver lantern, lit yellow, on a red disc encompassed by a silver crescent with a silver star between the horns and all encircled at the top by a blue scroll inscribed "DIOGENES STATION" in silver letters.
The lantern symbolizes the search for truth and reflects the unit's mission. The lightning flash refers to speed and electronic communications. The color red and the crescent and star allude to the unit's location in Turkey.
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 17 December 1980.