611th Civil Engineer Squadron

On a disc Azure issuant from snow-capped mountains in base a grizzly bear holding in his dexter hand a lightning bolt, wrench and hammer, all Proper; all within a narrow Yellow border.

Attached above the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed “CAVETE URSUS” in Yellow letters.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed “611TH CIVIL ENGINEER SQUADRON” in Yellow letters.

Ultramarine blue and Air Force 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 motto, “CAVETE URSUS,” translates to “BEWARE THE BEAR.” The bear traversing snow-capped mountains represents the squadron’s strength and tenacity in overcoming obstacles in austere conditions to ensure mission accomplishment. The lightning bolt signifies the rapid response of the unit. The wrench and hammer are engineering tools that ensure sustainment of Air Force installations.