687TH ARMAMENT SYSTEMS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Sable, an American bald eagle Proper emitting from its sinister eye an infrared laser beam Gules terminating to a center mullet radiating ten rays of the last, between a constellation of twelve mullets Or, grasping in its talons a sword fesswise tip to dexter Proper, in base a demi-globe Azure gridlined Argent, all within a narrow border Black.

Attached below the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "687TH ARMAMENT SYSTEMS SQ" in Black 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 American bald eagle clutching a sword while staring intently at the night sky is in the forefront of the heavens and the earth. The knight's sword point to dexter represents honor and the fierce capabilities of the unit as warfighters. The eagle is staring with determined constancy at the night sky toward a constellation with a laser symbolizing the mission to provide next generation weaponry. The gridlined globe represents the national unity and commitment to global protection and mastery of service to preserve peace.






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