521ST AIR EXPEDITIONARY ADVISORY SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, a tiger affronté Tenné, detailed Sable, langued and break Gules, teeth, claws, belly and whisker pads Argent, eyes Or, in his dexter paw a lightning bolt of the last, emitting from his sinister paw and traversing to dexter three stylized air flight symbols of the fifth, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "BORN IN COMBAT" in Yellow letters.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "521ST AIR EXP ADVISORY SQ" in Yellow 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 tiger signifies strength and the Squadron call sign, "Nimmer," Arabic for tiger. The lightning bolt in the tiger's left paw symbolizes swiftness of action and accuracy. The three air flight symbols contrailing from the tiger's right paw represent attack operations and the primary field of surveillance.






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