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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

On an ultramarine blue shield 2 7/8 inches (7.30 cm) in height and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width a white star 1 inch (2.54 cm) in diameter with a red disk 3/8 inch (.95 cm) in diameter in the center and with golden orange stylized wings below a golden orange Roman numeral "IX" 3/8 inch (.95 cm) in height; on and over the wings a red disk 1 inch (2.54 cm) in diameter bearing three white strips 1/8 inch (.32 cm) in width overlapping in triangular form, the central triangle thus formed to be blue.

The insignia is in the colors of the Air Forces and together with the winged star indicates connection of the organization with the Air Forces, while the numerals indicate the numerical designation of the organization.

The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 6 June 1945.

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