A yellow face emoji with a hand making salute gesture. Mostly used to honor or pay respect.
Saluting Face emoji was added to Emoji 14.0 in 2021.
In digital communications Saluting Face emoji is frequently used to recognize or acknowledge a message or a request.
Military or other organizations use salute to pay respect to a flag or a national anthem or other symbols, as well as to a 🧑 person. In that case, salute also means greeting.
Sometimes may be used to convey a reaction to blinding lights of the ☀️ Sun or another light source.