164th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, A-1-760


164th Air Defense Artillery Brigade
Orlando, Florida
Army National Guard, Florida
 

Description/Blazon
On a red rectangle with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border, arched at top and bottom, 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height overall, a yellow-rayed sun surmounted by a blue arrowhead point up, charged with a vertical yellow lightning bolt.
Symbolism
Red and yellow are the colors traditionally associated with Air Defense Artillery; blue is symbolic of the skies which are the battlefield of the unit. The arrowhead refers to the unit's missile systems and the lightning bolt alludes to speed. The rayed sun represents Florida, the unit's location.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved effective 1 October 1988.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-760)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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