Army National Guard, Illinois, A-1-481

Army National Guard, Illinois, A-1-481

Description/Blazon 
On a blue shield 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width, a yellow silhouetted head of Abraham Lincoln.
Background 
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Illinois National Guard on 16 February 1949. It was redesignated with description amended for the Headquarters, State Area Command, Illinois Army National Guard on 30 December 1983. The insignia was redesignated effective 1 October 2003 for the Illinois Army National Guard Element, Joint Force Headquarters and amended to update the description.

(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-481)
 
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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