The Emblem of the Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service

Official Description
 
On a field of blue, a beam of light yellow, extending throughout the shield in a veritcal position, thereover an angel, proper, robed red, wings white, clasping a sphere azure, longitude and latitude lines yellow.
 
 
 
Motto
 
That Others May Live
 
 
 
Blazon
 
On a shield azure, a beam of light, issuing from the chief, throughout in pale, surmounted  by an angel, proper, crined or wings expanded argent, robe, gules, clasping in her arms a globe azure, with longitude and latitude lines.
 
 
 
Significance
 
The angel holding the globe is emblematic of protection and rescue from danger.  The red robe is significant of the valor with which the Air Rescue Service (later the the Aeorspace Rescue and Recovery Service) carries on its humanitarian mission.  The blue shield is indicative of the sky, which is the field of operation, and the golden light represents a ray of hope for those in need of the Air Rescue Service.
 
 
 
 

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