799TH AIR BASE SQIADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, below in chief a thunder cloud Argent, emitting a lightning flash Or, issuant from dexter base a mountain Silver Gray, ice caps of the second, overall a bighorn ram charging Sable, detailed and fimbriated of the second, horn of the third, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "799TH AIR BASE SQUADRON" 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 desert mountain represents the missions the Squadron supports and the challenges it overcomes. The desert big horn ram soars and leaps up the desert mountain, representing the unit taking the first step in becoming an independent unit--the activation. The ram ascends the desert mountain, as it carries the unit's mission on its back, charging with full force. The ram symbolizes vitality, ceaseless energy and practical wisdom. It symbolizes the triumph of victories through diplomatic means. The desert bighorn ram has large horns that symbolize power and superiority. The cloud represents air and space, with the lightning bolt signifying the unit taking charge and moving forward with speed and accuracy. It also reflects the Squadron's lineage to the 99th Air Base Wing.







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