- 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.
A compass rose shaded, in base a winged tower silhouette of the last and issuant from dexter two lightning flashes radiating to fess point of the third, all within a diminished bordure. Attached below the shield, a scroll edged with a narrow border and inscribed "552D AIR CONTROL WING".
The eight-pointed star represents a mariner's compass and is symbolic of the Wing's surveillance capabilities. The band depicts the Air Force, while the lightning bolts symbolize the electronic equipment that supports the Wing's mission. The battlements recall the mission of the unit: to guard the nation's borders with air power.