63rd Aviation Brigade, A-1-934

63rd Aviation Brigade, A-1-934

Description/Blazon
On a shield-shaped embroidered item the top angled and coming to a point, blazoned as follows: Argent, a Pegasus rampant Sable; on a chief enarched Azure mulletty of the first, an arrowhead Tenné charged with a mullet of the first; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) border of the last. Overall dimensions are 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width and 3 1/4 inches (8.26 cm) in length.
Symbolism
Blue and orange are the colors traditionally associated with the Aviation units. The Pegasus symbolizes the Brigade's mission of flight and alludes to the unit's location, Kentucky, the horse capital of the world. The arched blue chief suggests the horizon and the 63d Aviation's determination to accomplish any mission. The arrowhead with star signifies readiness and constancy, pointing up indicating the direction to a higher standard. The two rows of stars, six and three, indicate the number "63," the Brigade's designation.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 20 July 2007.
(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-934)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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