317TH AIRLIFT GROUP
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

Tenné issuant from chief a dexter arm, fist clenched inflamed Gules and of the field, in base a fire of seven tongues Or, fimbriated of the second, on a chief nebuly Azure, three piles of the first, all within a diminished bordure of the third.

Attached below the shield, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "I GAIN BY HAZARD" 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 numbered designation of the 317th Wing is indicated by the three wedge-shaped piles, the single arm, and the seven tongues of flame. The nebuly division of the shield is the heraldic representation of clouds and air.






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