366th Fighter Group Association

Wing Emblem


Wing Emblem

Significance
The wedge, symbolic of the victorious wedge battle formation, is depicted against a background of blue to represent operations in the sky. The escutcheon, the small inner shield, commemorates the Distinguished Unit Citation and the campaign credits the 366th Fighter Group and its squadrons earned during World War II. The flight symbols represent aircraft and indicate worldwide deployment capability and a lightning punch. The emblem bears the Air Force colors, ultramarine blue and Air Force Yellow, and the national colors red, white, and blue.

Audentes Fortuna Juvat

(Fortune Favors the Bold)


Heraldic Description

Gules, a pile Azure fimbriated Or between in base four flight symbols ascendant palewise two in dexter and two in sinister, one over one Argent, and bearing in honor point an escutcheon Vert charged with a fleur-de-lis between six crosses, three in dexter and three in sinister, all Or, within a bordure of the like and all within a diminished bordure of the last. Approved on 3 Aug 1965 (K&KE 17325); replaced emblem approved on 6 Oct 1954 (151490 A.C.). Motto: AUDENTES FORTUNA JUVAT—Fortune favors the bold. Approved on 6 Oct 1954.


Text source: T he 366 Wing History Office ; Air Force Historical Research Agency
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