728TH AIR CONTROL SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc parted per pale Celeste and Azure, issuing from base a demi-globe parted per pale of the field counter changed, gridlined Sable, supporting a stylized bat parted per pale of the third and Argent counter changed, his eyes as a radar of the fourth detailed of the third, langued Gules, in chief two lightning bolts Or; all within a narrow Black border.

Attached above the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "POISED FOR PEACE" in Black letters.

Attached below the disc, a Yellow scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "728TH AIR CONTROL 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 two colors of the field represent day and night operations. The counterchanged globe symbolizes fair and foul weather. The counterchanged stylized bat signifies battle management functions of theater air defense during night and day, data link management, surveillance, identification and air battle execution. The bat's radar eyes represent the means to search the sky to accomplish tactical unit functions. The lightning bolts symbolize the high speed exchange of combat communications and fused data crucial to joint tactical operations.






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