90th Missile Wing Emblem DATE APPROVED - September 15, 1993 DESCRIPTION - On a blue background a light blue demi-globe gridlined in gray, rises from the bottom. A red, triangular shaped pole strikes through the globe at the bottom of the shield and rises tapering to a point before it reaches the top. Two yellow lightning bolts rise diagonally, originating from the globe at the pole. There are three white stars that lie diagonally at a 45 degree on each side of the red pole. SIGNIFICANCE - Blue and yellow are the Air Force colors. Blue alludes to the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The light blue globe on the dark field represents day and night vigilance of the Wing. The globe also represents the worldwide scope of the unit's mission. The pile reversed suggests the Wing's endeavor for peace through the strength of its assigned weapons. The lightning bolts refer to the swiftness and constancy of the Wing as a deterrent force. The six white stars symbolize the original squadrons of the unit and the honors awarded the Wing. MOTTO - The motto of the wing is "impavide" which means undauntedly.