512th Airlift Wing Emblem The emblem is symbolic of the wing. The light and deep blue field alludes to the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations, both day and night, indicating the Wing's constant state of preparedness to provide augmentation to an active airlift wing in the form of aircrews, maintenance and aerial port operations. The multi-colored flight symbol represents the Air Force Reserve in close association for the defense of our country, and the free world. The globe encircled by a contrail indicates the speed which we are capable of providing in the area of world-wide airlift capability. The three stars are also indicative of the capability of the unit. The emblem bears the Air Force colors, golden yellow and ultra-marine blue, as well as the national colors.