23d Special Operations Weather Squadron
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Emblem


Description

On a disc parted per pale Azure and Sable, a dagger palewise, point to base, blade Argent, detailed of the second, hilt, grip and pommel Vert, in dexter an anemometer of the third, detailed of the second, fimbriated and conjoined to a fleur-de-lis Or, in sinister seven mullets two, three, and two of the third; all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed “23D SPECIAL OPS WEATHER SQ” in Yellow letters.


Symbolism

Ultramarine blue and Air Force yellow are the Air Force colors. Blue represents the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The dark and light divided background represents day and night 24- hour operations performed by the unit. The stars symbolize the seven continents and the Squadron’s mission to support weather data world wide. The dagger represents Special Operations Forces and the supported Army units. The anemometer is symbolic of weather.






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