720th Operations Support Squadron
Published April 27, 2009
The squadron supports all phases of the 720th Special Tactics Group mission. Personnel provide worldwide combat control, pararescue, special operations weather and support expertise to a group staff, one Combat Weather and eight Special Tactics (ST) squadrons. The unit is responsible for ST taskings, operations, training, weapons and tactics, exercise planning, medical and logistics management and support.
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 grid lined globe denotes the world wide commitment of the squadron. The winged sword represents the excellence expected of all Air Force members. The compass rose symbolizes the battlefield Airmen whose operational capabilities are enabled by the squadron. Thepillar supporting the sword represents the squadron itself.