502nd Air Base Wing Patch - USAF OCP/Scorpion
Per pale Azure and Vert a nebulee palewise Or, issuant at nombril a mullet coupled Gules, surmounted by a second mullet Argent inner fimbriation of the first; all within a diminished bordure Or.
Attached below the shield, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "502D AIR BASE WING" in Blue 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 divided shield represents the earth and the sky. The foundation of this emblem honors the heraldry of the unit. This emblem maintains roots from the first official emblem, approved in 1954, and serves as a reminder to us of the past. The lone star signifies a shining example of service to guide the way. The three visible points of the star represent Air Force, Army and Navy in joint venture. The two interlocking points of the land and sky signify the strength and united effort of the joint forces serving within the 502d Air Base Wing. The colors formed by the border of the emerging star represent the United States and the forces assembled to protect the serenity of this country.
- 3 1/8 inches tall by 3 inches wide
- 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.