128th Aviation Brigade, A-1-781

128th Aviation Brigade, A-1-781

Description/Blazon
On a rectangle arched at the top and bottom with an 1/8 inch (.32 cm) blue border, 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width overall, divided diagonally from upper left to lower right, flamant blue above orange, a pheon reversed with a pheon counterchanged.
Symbolism
Ultramarine blue and golden orange are colors traditionally associated with U.S. Army aviation. Blue is symbolic of the sky, the unit's theater of operations and reflects perseverance, devotion and loyalty. The division between the blue and orange suggested flames implying firepower; the pheons represent attack capabilities, swiftness and sureness in flight of aircraft.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 28 August 1990.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-781)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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