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On a disc Azure, fimbriated Argent, a thunderhead cloud formation of the last, surmounted by a fireball Proper transverse bend sinister wise throughout, all within a narrow border Black.

Attached below the disc, a Red scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "522D SPECIAL OPS SQ" in Black letters.


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 fireball rocketing down from the sky represents the unit's ability to arrive on target--any time, any place. The fireball colors of red, orange and yellow flames signify the boldness, determination and versatility required to accomplish the mission. The streaming fireball tails descending in unison symbolize the unit's ability to closely integrate with joint and coalition partners.

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