History of the Patch
Marion County Composite Squadron
BlazonRed Field: Represents the characteristics of Strength, Boldness and Valor.
"On a shield gules with a border sable, one airplane on upper dexter quadrant sable, a bend or from lower dexter quadrant to upper sinister quadrant inscribed SER-FL-361 sable with the Civil Air Patrol emblem sable and argent at center, on lower sinister quadrant one horse sable, below the field a scroll argent emblazoned MARION COUNTY sable."
Yellow Stripe: Symbolizes Excellence and Honor, contains a three bladed propeller within a triangle, representing Civil Air Patrol and its three missions of Aerospace Education, Cadet Programs and Emergency Services; as well as our squadron Charter Number.
Black Airplane: Represents our common interest in aviation, as well as our ties with the U.S. Air Force and their mission of Air & Space Dominance.
Black Horse: Represents our home, Marion County, Florida, the Horse Capital of the World
Gray Scroll: Represents Charity and our willingness to serve our community, also contains the name of our squadron.
The design originated in the Fall of 2005, with final artwork completed by then C/CMSgt Reuben Tamblingson. After almost four years, the design was approved as a patch by Squadron Commander Captain Ronald Kielty, and authorized for uniform wear by Florida Wing Commander, Colonel Christian F Moersch, on August 25, 2009.
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Cadet Dillon Clancy
August 25, 2009