Army National Guard, South Carolina, A-1-177

Army National Guard, South Carolina, A-1-177

Description/Blazon
On a blue shield with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border, 2 7/16 inches (6.19 cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height overall, a palmetto tree on a mound and in upper left corner a crescent, both white.
Symbolism
The shoulder sleeve insignia is adapted from the crest of the South Carolina Army National Guard.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, South Carolina National Guard on 19 March 1952. It was redesignated on 30 December 1983, for Headquarters, State Area Command, South Carolina Army National Guard. The insignia was redesignated effective 1 October 2003, for the South Carolina Army National Guard Element, Joint Force Headquarters and amended to update the description and add a symbolism.

(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-177)

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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