22D SPACE OPERATIONS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Sable, between in chief a mullet Silver Gray, shaded Gris, and in base a Mercator projection of the globe Azure, gridlined Argent, land masses of the first, the North American land mass charged with a mullet Or, an Opinicus passant of the fifth, detailed of the second, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Black scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "22D SPACE OPERATIONS SQ" in Yellow letters.

Attached above the disc, a Black scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "CONECTENS CAELI TERRAQUE" 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 globe signifies the worldwide operational capabilities of the unit. The star on the globe refers to the home area and the tracking station it operates. The Opinicus symbolizes the Squadron's support to its parent organization. The star represents the unit's heritage and the past and present honors earned by dedicated unit personnel. The Latin motto, "CONECTENS CAELI TERRAQUE," translates to "Linking the Heavens and the Earth," in English.






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