Wing Emblem

Description of Emblem 

Blue and yellow are the colors of the Air Force. Blue alludes to the sky, the primary theater for Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. 

The biplane symbolizes the 6th’s first aircraft, the R-4, as well as past reconnaissance missions. The sailing ship represents the 6th’s service in the Caribbean. The water and shore reflect the past mission of protecting the Panama Canal and World War II operations in the Pacific. The falling star indicates the 6th’s past bombardment mission.

The yellow and red sun rays symbolize peace maintained through vigilance and military strength.

The wing's motto is "Parati Defendere" or Ready to Defend.