459th Flying Training Squadron
On a disc Sable, a lightning bolt per fess Gules fimbriated Or charged overall with a double headed dragon lindworm Vert, horned and scaled of the third, langued of the second, eyed Argent and Azure, all within a narrow Green border.
Below the disc, a White scroll edged with a narrow Green border and inscribed “459TH FLYING TRAINING SQ” in Green letters.
Ultramarine blue and Air Force yellow are the Air Force colors. Blue represents the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The “Twin Dragons” allude to the Squadron’s primary mission of training combat pilots for US and NATO Air Forces. The menacing dragons represent the warriors that the 459th Flying Training Squadron trains to defend the nation--warriors who, like the dragon, fight from the air. The lightning bolt signifies the Squadron’s history as a Lockheed P-38 Lightning equipped combat unit.