10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, A-1-686


Description/Blazon
Upon a yellow vertical rectangle arched at top and bottom, 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height overall, two scarlet arrowheads at top and bottom centered vertically with points opposed at center between two blue triangular stylized wings; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border.
Symbolism
Scarlet and yellow are the colors associated with Air Defense Artillery. The blue stylized wings suggest the sky and flight in reference to the air defense function and the arrowheads denote accuracy and aerial warfare. The X-shape formed by the wings refer to the Roman numeral ten, the unit's numerical designation.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 10th Air Defense Artillery Brigade on 5 January 1984. It was redesignated for the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command with the description updated effective 17 October 2011.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-686)

10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command
Kaiserslautern, Germany
U.S. Army Europe

 
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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