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by Joe McMillan, 27 September 1999
Cadet squadrons, U.S. Air Force Academy - Divided horizontally, silver-gray over blue, with the initials "AFCW" for Air Force Cadet Wing in blue letters on the upper portion and the squadron number (1 through 40) in silver-gray letters on the lower portion. In use by the late 1950s but officially authorized only after 1973.
Source: U.S. Air Force Academy yearbook, "Polaris."
The U.S. Army Institute of Heraldry file gives the measurements as 19 by 27 3/4 inches with a 7 3/4 inch fork.
Joe McMillan, 27 September 1999