Army National Guard, North Carolina, A-1-170

Army National Guard, North Carolina, A-1-170

Description/Blazon
On a blue shield 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width and 2 7/8 inches (7.30 cm) in height a gray hornet's nest charged with a red and gray hornet above a red entrance hole.
Symbolism
The insignia is based upon the crest approved for all regiments and separate battalions of the North Carolina National Guard. Background The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, North Carolina National Guard on 22 May 1953. It was redesignated for Headquarters, State Area Command, North Carolina Army National Guard with the description amended on 30 December 1983. The insignia was redesignated for the North Carolina Army National Guard Element, Joint Force Headquarters and amended to update the description and symbolism effective 1 October 2003.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-170)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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