A guidon is a pennant-shaped standard that signifies a particular unit. Modern U.S. Air Force guidons are ultramarine blue and yellow. The parent unit name appears at the top and the squadron name below. In the middle is an eagle.
This guidon was used by the 436th ALCS at Kuwait Airport during Operation Desert Storm.
The 436th Airlift Control Squadron was activated at Dover AFB, Delaware, on 15 May 1966 and inactivated on 1 October 1994.
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Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan artifacts in the museum's collection.