U.S. Central Command, A-1-787

U.S. Central Command, A*1-787

Description/Blazon
On a gold shield with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border, 2 5/16 inches (5.87 cm) in width and 3 9/16 inches (9.05 cm) in height overall, a green palm frond entwined about a black sword with red grip.
Symbolism
Gold is emblematic of excellence; black suggests dependability and determination. The upraised sword and shield signify military preparedness and vigilance. The palm suggests the geographic theater of operations and symbolizes victory.
Background The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 22 February 1991.

(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-787)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!
  

 

 

 

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