Ninth Army, A-1-362

Ninth Army, A-1-362

Description/Blazon
On a red nonagon whose points lie on an imaginary circle 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in diameter, a white letter "A" within the outline of a rosette figure of four petals, all white.
Symbolism
Red and white are the colors associated with armies. The nine-sided figure indicates the numerical designation of the organization.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 21 September 1944.
(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-362)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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