Army National Guard, Ohio, A-1-172

Army National Guard, Ohio, A-1-172

Description/Blazon
On a blue triangular background, one point down, with a 1/16 inch (.16 cm) white border and a 3/16 inch (.48 cm) red border, the whole 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) wide and 3 inches (7.62 cm) high, a white disc 7/8 inch (2.22 cm) in diameter charged with a red disc 5/8 inch (1.59 cm) in diameter, above a white star 7/16 inch (1.11 cm) in diameter.
Symbolism
The design of the shoulder sleeve insignia is based on the Ohio State Flag.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Ohio National Guard on 30 November 1948. It was amended to include a symbolism on 7 May 1974. The insignia was redesignated for Headquarters, State Area Command, Ohio Army National Guard on 30 December 1983. It was redesignated for the Ohio Army National Guard Element, Joint Force Headquarters and amended to update the description effective 1 October 2003.

(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-172)

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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