Army National Guard, Nebraska, A-1-165

Army National Guard, Nebraska, A-1-165

Description/Blazon
On a red shield 2 7/16 inches (6.19 cm) in height by 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width an ear of corn in full ear partially husked proper on a wreath of six twists alternating yellow and blue.
Symbolism
Nebraska is known as the "Cornhusker State." As the territory was originally a part of the Louisiana Purchase, the twists of the wreath are yellow and blue.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Nebraska National Guard on 17 February 1950. It was redesignated on 30 December 1983, for Headquarters, State Area Command, Nebraska Army National Guard. The insignia was redesignated for the Nebraska Army National Guard Element, Joint Force Headquarters and amended to update the description and add a symbolism effective 1 October 2003.

(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-165)

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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