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292d Combat Communications Squadron

292nd Combat Communications Squadron
292nd Combat Communications Squadron logo
Active 1988 – present
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Combat Communications
Garrison/HQ Kahului, Hawaii[1]
Motto IKAIKA I LOKAHI – Strength in unity

The United States Air Force's 292nd Combat Communications Squadron is a combat communications unit located at Kahului, Hawaii.[2]

Contents

  • History 1
    • Emblem Significance 1.1
  • Previous designations 2
  • Bases stationed 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

History

Emblem Significance

The figure of the Hawaiian warrior significantly represents the Hawaii Air National Guard, specifically the 292 CBCS. The barefoot countenance of the warrior signifies the unit's mobility. Held in his left hand is a Hawaiian leiomano (shark tooth war club), symbolizing combat mission of the 292 CBCS. The lightning streak held in the right hand as a spear represents communications. Further symbolizing the unit's communications background. The globe symbolizes the units worldwide capability and the blue background symbolizes Space, the primary medium in which the Air Force performs its missions. The two stars on the globe represents Air Force and Air National Guard symbolizing the United States "Total Force" philosophy. Overall, the design represents a unit capable of conducting mobile communications in a combat environment.

Previous designations

  • 292nd Combat Communications Squadron (1988 – present)[3]
  • 201st Combat Communications Flight (1977–1988)
  • 202nd Mobile Communications Squadron (??–1977)

Bases stationed

See also

References

  1. ^ Hawaii National Guard Enlisted Association: HI National Guard Units
  2. ^ Hawaii National Guard Enlisted Association: HI National Guard Units
  3. ^ Rogers, B. (2006). United States Air Force Unit Designations Since 1978. ISBN 1-85780-197-0
  4. ^ Hawaii National Guard Enlisted Association: HI National Guard Units


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