Second Army, A-1-2

2nd Army, A-1-2

Description/Blazon
On an Army green background a block numeral “2,” 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in height, 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width, the middle and upper strokes red, the lower portion white.
Symbolism
Red and white are the colors associated with Armies, while the numeral identifies the unit’s designation.
Background The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for Second United States Army on 27 May 1922. An Army green background was added on 17 March 1959. It was amended to change the designation to Second Army, update the description and add a symbolism on 3 April 2014.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-2)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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