U.S. Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, A-1-401

U.S. Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, A-1-401

Description/Blazon
On a green disc with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border 2 inches (5.08 cm) in diameter overall, a white broad arrow, point up.
Symbolism
The green disc represents the "Go" signal used for traffic control of land transport. It is symbolic of the Command's "Can Do", "Go" attitude in the control of traffic, land transportation and common-user ocean terminal service. The arrow alludes to the military auspices of the organization and to the speed with which it accomplishes its mission. The three prongs represent the three military departments of the Department of Defense and the joint aspects of its responsibilities and manning.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the Military Traffic Management and Terminal Service on 17 August 1965. It was redesignated for the Military Traffic Management Command on 10 December 1974. The insignia was redesignated effective 1 January 2004, for the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, with the description updated.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-401)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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