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386th Air Expeditionary Wing shield

The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing shield (color), U.S. Air Force graphic. In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander. 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 black scimitars represent the strength and might of combat air power in Southwest Asia. The brown Whippet symbolizes the original group’s mascot Marauder and by extension the first assigned aircraft, the B-26 Marauder. The flat silver stones upon which the Whippet rests signifies the stepping stones of the original flying squadrons to the present day Wing, and show the untiring devotion to duty, extra ordinary skills, courage, and commitment.

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