443rd AEAS Patch - USAF OCP/Scorpion
On a disc chequy Or and Azure, a rook chess piece Sable detailed Argent, all within a narrow border Yellow.
Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "443 AEAS" in Yellow letters.
Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "SHAPING THE PLAYING FIELD" 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 rook stands as a bastion on the chessboard. Likewise, the Squadron contributes to building the bastion of security for Afghanistan--its Air Force. The chessboard represents the strategy involved in training Afghanistan's Air Force.
- Measures 3 1/8 inches tall.
- Made in the USA to military specs.
- Coyote Tan Hook Fastener backing.
- For wear on USAF OCP Uniform.
This item has been manufactured in accordance with applicable Government specifications under The Institute of Heraldry Hallmark Number W-33.