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 black field represents the expeditionary nature of the combat mission supported by the unit, which is often conducted under the cover of darkness. The blue field bearing no distinguishable landmasses symbolizes the Squadron's willingness to reach any location required to accomplish the mission. The crossed Arabian swords pointing skyward are an embodiment of the unit's role in the arms mission. The air lightning flashes represent the accuracy, speed and lethality of the unit's focused mission from any direction. The star has six points, each representing a main role or function of the EOSS ? Airfield Management, Air Traffic Control, Intelligence, Weather, Weapons and Tactics, and Current Operations.