7th Squadron               Activated 1955

1962

 

 

 

 

 

         

1962


Description: The patch is a royal blue equilateral triangle bordered in gold standing on its vertex. A white unicorn with its features outlined in blue is centered on the royal blue field. A gold lightning bolt overlaps the unicorn and forms the shape of a large seven.

Significance: The large and powerful unicorn signifies strength, this mythological animal was virtually invincible in battle. The blue field behind the unicorn stands for fidelity, and relates the Seventh Squadron to the Air Force. The gold border signifies valor and its golden rewards. The “seven,” shaped from a lightning bolt, symbolizes the speed with which the Air Force strikes in battle.

History: This is the original squadron patch.

Nickname: "Shadow Seven"   "Cell Block Seven"

  1965 –

 

 

The unicorn signifies strength for victory since this mythical animal was virtually unbeatable in battle. The 7th has won the Malanaphy Trophy, symbol of Cadet Wing intramural supremacy, five out of the last six years. The 7th is presently sponsored by the 363rd Reconnaissance Wing, Shaw AFB, South Carolina.  – C3C James D. Greenwalt, Class of 1976, Falconews, 29 March 1974


 

The unicorn signifies strength, since this mythological animal was virtually unbeatable in battle. The blue field stands for fidelity, and it relates the squadron to the Air Force. The gold border signifies valor and its golden reward. The golden “seven” symbolizes the speed with which the Air Force strikes in battle.  – 1975 Polaris