Re: Crazily shaped assignment patches
Some really great suggestions! Although the Pollux IV one is my favorite.
It does look like the bird is actually trying to fly (in)to the sun. The "helping hand" assures that he doesn't do so and hurt himself.
"The first duty of every Starfleet officer is to the truth, whether it's scientific truth or historical truth or personal truth! It is the guiding principle on which Starfleet is based! Jean-Luc Picard