Army National Guard, Colorado, A-1-159

Army National Guard, Colorado, A-1-159

Description/Blazon
Centered on a disc 2 1/8 inches (5.40 cm) in diameter overall composed of three horizontal stripes of equal width of blue, white and blue, a yellow disc 5/8 inch (1.59 cm) in diameter within a scarlet letter "C" edged with white, and all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border.
Symbolism
The design is taken from the Colorado State flag.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment and other nondivisional units, Colorado National Guard on 4 November 1955. The insignia was redesignated with description amended for Headquarters, State Area Command, Colorado Army National Guard on 30 December 1983. It was redesignated effective 1 October 2003, for the Colorado Army National Guard Element, Joint Force Headquarters and amended to update the description.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-159)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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