703D AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Or, a bend sinister Azure, overall a horse forcene Sable bridled of the second, caparisoned of the like, crenellated of the first, thereon a knight in armor Proper, plumed Yellow, the dexter hand grasping a lance palewise Argent (Silver Gray) while bearing on sinister arm a shield blazoned Or, a four-bladed propeller in saltire Gules; all within a narrow border Black.

Attached above the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "HEAVY METAL" in Black letters.

Attached below the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "703 AMXS" 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 knight on horseback represents bravery and strength, as well as the 703d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and the troops who deploy to support and defend the United States of America. The propeller on the shield stands for the unit's history, dating back to World War II.






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