451st Air Expeditionary Wing
Azure, issuing from base a demi-globe Celeste, landmasses of the field, between two shockwaves pilewise reversed from dexter base and sinister base, each debruised by two mullets, one and one, Argent, beneath two lightning bolts pilewise from dexter chief and sinister chief Gules, fimbriated Or, in nombril a mullet of the third, charged with a torteau; all within a diminished bordure of the fifth.
Attached below the shield, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed “451ST AIR EXPEDITIONARY WING” in Blue letters.
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 represents the worldwide capability of the unit to accomplish its mission. The lightning flashes are symbolic of the destruction to the aggressor. The shockwaves with stars are representative of supersonic speeds achieved by the unit during day and night operations. The center star with the red disc represents the long history of the unit and the Army Air Corps.