Registration number 20141229A
This certifies that the heraldic arms of Bradley Frederick Smith are registered as an original design and described by the blazon below
The armiger is an Air Battle Manager for the United States Air Force; his job involves radar surveillance. Of all the traditional heraldic charges, a caltrap most resembles a radar return. The gold caltrap on a black field represents a "bogie" or unknown contact on a radar screen. The armiger spent two years in Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany as a missionary for his church. This area was once ruled by the Counts of the Mark, who used a fess chequy for the municipal arms of many of the cities and towns they administrated. After his service, he returned home to earn a Bachelors Degree in German (from a school whose colors are coincidentally red and white). The chief chequey represents both his faith and his education.
The pegasus is a symbol of Apollo, the patron of arts, and represents his love of music, art and literature. The net is another reminder of his military vocation.
Bradley Frederick Smith