Designed by Twinkle[DD] Ret.
LAUREL LEAVES (branch):
Represents peace and/or triumph
Signifies a token of hospitality.
Resting on the chief of the shield, and bearing the crest; indicates rank.
Steel (as used in this instance), with visor closed (in profile), for a squire
Represents supremacy. Also used in this instance as a token of tribute to
our founding father, DiamondDave[DD]-Ret.
Signifies worldliness and/or world travel. In this instance it symbolizes the
global nature of Dancom Delta.
Symbolizes charity and sincerity.
There was no historical symbolism in the use of the penguins that could
be found. In this instance the penguins represent the penguins from the
original Delta Force game and thus represents and honours the
Dancom Delta roots.
Represents the readiness for all employments for king and country.
Signifies swiftness and power.
Represents great age and strength; with acorns it symbolizes continuous
growth and fertility.
The emblem of Divine Providence. In this instance, it also pays tribute
Are certain charges in common use in arms, and in their simple forms are
bounded by straight lines. Their number has never been precisely agreed
upon, but most heralds recognize nine principal ones, which they call
honourable, namely, the cross, the chief, the pale, the bend, the bend
sinister, the fesse, the bar, the saltire, and the chevron. (In layman's terms
these are the various styles that form the compartments in the shield.)
Chevron: Protection; granted as a reward to one who has achieved some
notable enterprise. Said to represent the rooftree of a house, and has
sometimes been given to those who have built churches or fortresses or
who have accomplished some work of faithful service.
"praemitto illac". Not being one educated in the language of Latin, to the
best of my research ability this is the closest to "leads the way" as I could
find. "praemitto" meaning to send forward, dispatch, send in advance.
"illac" meaning over there, along that path, in that direction. I do hope
that you like it, I tried to encompass the feeling of honouring the past and
looking to the future while choosing the symbols to add.