OH-139 COLUMBUS CADET SQDN
Description: Four elements rest on a dexter of Azure and sinister of Argent. At the dexter chief, Azure wings of the United States Air Force with a crest bearing a three-bladed propeller in Gules, and a Tenne bolt of lightning at the dexter base. At the sinister chief rests a silhouette of an aircraft, trimmed in Sable, with Argent, Azure, and Gules accents. A Gules cross rests upon the sinister base. Trimmed in Sable, an Argent scroll wraps the field beneath the base, with the inscription “COLUMBUS CADET SQUADRON” in Azure.
Significance: The blue represents loyalty and the gray represents wisdom. The Civil Air Patrol propeller with United States Air Force wings represents the squadron’s roots in the Air Force and the squadron’s cadet programs. Aerospace programs are represented by the Civil Air Patrol aircraft. The lightning bolt is emblematic of swiftness, and the red cross symbolizes the squadron’s emergency services work.
Designers: Justin Baier, Tim Miller, and Dan Schoessler, 2007