U.S. Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan, A-1-874

U.S. Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan, A-1-874

Description/Blazon
On a shield-shaped embroidered device 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in width overall blazoned: Azure, above a mount Argent and Celeste, an American Bald Eagle stooping Proper, all within a diminished bordure Gris.
Symbolism The eagle is a traditional national emblem. The mount represents the rugged mountain terrain of Afghanistan and the white symbolizes the snow capped mountains and the promotion of regional security and stability.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 25 August 2005.
(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-874)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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