709TH AIRLIFT SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, a mullet of four Or surmounted by a globe, axis bendwise Celeste gridlined Sable charged with a falcon's head traversed erased bendwise Silver Gray, eyed Argent garnished of the fourth; overall in base three arrows radiating from between a Vol Yellow; all within a narrow inner White border and Blue outer border.

Attached above the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Blue border and inscribed "GLOBAL AIRLIFT" in Blue letters.

Attached below the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Blue border and inscribed "709TH AIRLIFT SQ" in Blue 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 globe is indicative of the unit's world-wide airlift capabilities. The four-pointed star behind the globe suggests the cardinal compass points and denotes the Squadron's precision in accomplishing its mission. The falcon represents the swift and accurate response to the call for airlift. The arrows and wings symbolize the unit's support of the Air Force mission.






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