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Heraldry of the Flash and Crest

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The Heraldry of the proposed cloth flash is as follows :
a. The scarlet red border symbolizes the firepower of the Tactical Air Control System
b. The scarlet red interlocking symbol in the middle of the proposed cloth flash represents the liaison between the Air Force and the Army
c. The Ar Force blue field of the top half of the proposed cloth flash symbolizes the Ar Forces
d. The forest green field of the bottom half of the proposed cloth flash symbolizes the ground forces
 
The Heraldry of the proposed metallic crest is as follows:
a. The winged base is representative of the Air Forces that the Tactical Air Control Parties control, as well as being a standard base for most Air Force badges
b. The lightening bolt is a standard heraldry symbol for communications, which is the backbone of the Tactical Air Control Party
c. The sword symbolizes the strength and the firepower controlled by the Tactical Air Control Parties
d. The eight pointed omni-directional star symbolizes the world wide mobility capability of Tactical Air Control Parties, as well as their ability to navigate over all terrain by any means. e. The banner spanning the tips of the wings with US Air Force etched into it is understood. The plate at the lower portion of the proposed metallic crest with TACP etched into it specifies that the personnel wearing the proposed metallic crest upon their beret are members of an elite and special group, a Tactical Air Control Party