36TH MEDICAL OPERATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, in sinister base a cross Gules charged with a rod of Aesculapius Vert, serpent of the first, eyed Sable, issuant from base a palm tree Proper leaning to dexter overall, all within a narrow border Black.

Attached above the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "TROPICAL COMBAT CARE" in Black letters.

Attached below the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "36th MEDICAL OPERATIONS SQ" in Black 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 cross and the rod of Aesculapius represent medicine and the health care the unit provides to the Air Force anytime, anywhere. The palm tree (Arecaceae) represents triumph and victory and the unique character of the environment within which the unit has operated since its establishment.







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