Heraldry and Insignia of the California State Military Forces
76th Aviation Group
 
Distinctive Unit Insignia
 
Design Approved: 22 April 1969
 
Symbolism: The red is for artillery, the unit's designation from 1940 until 1959. Gold (yellow) is for Armor and refers to former assignment to the 40th Armored Division. The sword represents military authority and the wings are for aviation. The embattled partiion line behind the sword is for combat service. The two broad arrows represent service in World War II and the Korean War. The semi-circular blue background represents the dome of the sky.
 
Motto: Never Distain
Flight Suit Patch
 
 
 
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Updated 8 February 2016