185th Aviation Brigade, A-1-917

185th Aviation Brigade, A-1-917

Description/Blazon
On a vertical blue rectangular embroidered device arched convexly at top and bottom, a pair of white wings elevated behind a red trident issuing from the base; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) golden orange border. Overall dimensions are 2 1/8 inches (5.40 cm) in width by 3 inches (7.62 cm) in length.
Symbolism
Ultramarine blue and golden orange are the colors traditionally used by Aviation units. The wings represent the Brigade as an Aviation unit. The red trident suggests the 185th Aviation Brigade's aerial firepower.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 1 March 2007.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-917)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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