Description of the AMS-1 Insignia
The insignia is a winged alligator perched on two lightning bolts. The alligator is a native inhabitant of the Florida Panhandle region where the Squadron is located. The wings represent the Squadron's ties to Marine Aviation. The alligator is poised in the "ready" position, signifying its willingness to meet tomorrow's challenges in the Fleet Marine Force. The lightning bolts symbolize mankind's ever-increasing technological power and knowledge of the skies. The insignia colors are scarlet, gold, and green in traditional Marine Corps fashion.