Army National Guard, West Virginia, A-1-183

Army National Guard, West Virginia, A-1-183

Description/Blazon
On a dark blue disc 2 3/16 inches (5.56 cm) in diameter overall an ax and a rifle crossed in saltire above a powder horn, all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) border all yellow.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, West Virginia National Guard on 18 September 1950. It was redesignated with description amended for Headquarters, State Area Command, West Virginia Army National Guard on 30 December 1983. The insignia was redesignated for the West Virginia Army National Guard Element, Joint Force Headquarters effective 1 October 2003.

(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-183)

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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