614TH SPACE COMMUNICATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, on a demi-globe issuant from base of the like fimbriated Or with land-masses Vert, a winged tiger of the second detailed Sable; face, underbelly and armed Argent; nose and langued Gules; radiating to dexter from dexter paw three lightning bolts of the like; all below five mullets in the configuration of the big dipper constellation of the fifth, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "THE TIGER'S ROAR" in Yellow letters.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "614TH SPACE
COMMUNICATIONS 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 flying tiger, with lightening bolts, represents the Squadron's 14th Air Force heritage and connection to USSTRATCOM. Its position above the globe highlights the unit's space-oriented mission. The lightning bolts are the functional symbol of the Air Force Communications Career Field and also represent speed and quick response. The globe refers to the unit's earth-based assets and worldwide mission. The five stars represent the communications, meteorological, intelligence, navigation and missile warning satellite systems of the wings subordinate to the 14th Air Force. The Squadron's motto, "The Tiger's Roar," signifies the "Space Communications Warriors" and encapsulates the unit's mission to support the 14th Air Force Space Joint Air Operation Center in command and control of space forces while providing global communications to U.S. Combatant Commands worldwide.






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