789TH COMMUNICATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, a globe tilted on its axis bendwise Vert, gridlined Sable, enfiling an elliptical orbit bendwise sinister Argent, supporting a polestar in sinister chief surmounted by a lightning bolt bendwise Or, in chief a delta fesswise Silver Gray, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached above the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "789TH COMMUNICATIONS SQ" in Blue letters.

Attached below the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "GATEWAY TO THE WORLD" in Blue 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 globe shows the scope of the unit's mission. The orbiting star signifies the Squadron's coverage of air and space. The lightning flash is a symbol of high-speed transmission and receipt of communications information, and the delta in chief exemplifies the communications support to ensure success of the flight mission.






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