U.S. Multi-National Corps-Iraq. A-1-863

U.S. Multi-National Corps-Iraq. A-1-863

Description/Blazon
A white oval edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) red border 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in height overall consisting of two blue wavy bars in base, below a green palm wreath, surmounted by a black pheon spear, point up, rising from base throughout.
Symbolism
Red, white and blue are the national colors. The blue wavy bars allude to the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers and Iraq's title of "the land of two rivers," the area of operation. The black pheon spear represents military readiness and might. The palm wreath highlights the service of the Multi-National Corps and soldiers, in Iraq.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 14 January 2005.
(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-863)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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