77th Aviation Brigade, A-1-893

77th Aviation Brigade, A-1-893

Description/Blazon
On a white diagonally placed square edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) blue border, a red disc emitting to the vertices four red spearheads. Overall dimensions are 3 1/8 inches (7.94 cm) point to point.
Symbolism
Red, white, and blue are the national colors. Red denotes valor, white suggests purity, and blue indicates perseverance. The diagonal square alludes to a diamond, the rare and precious resource that each member of the Brigade brings to the fight. The disc at the center signifies the location of the Brigade's origin in the center of the United States. The four spearheads symbolize the four cardinal indices representing the Brigade's willingness to go in any direction to support and defend the constitution.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 27 July 2006.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-893)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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