U.S. Army Ports of Embarkation, A-1-000

U.S. Army Ports of Embarkation, A-1-000

Description/Blazon
On a brick red shield 3 3/16 inches (8.10 cm) in height a helmsman's wheel 2 9/16 inches (6.51 cm) overall diameter in golden yellow.
Symbolism
The insignia is in the colors of the Transportation Corps. The helmsman's wheel upon the shield indicates that the Ports of Embarkation are a part of the Transportation Corps.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 28 January 1944.
(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-000)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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