678th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, South Carolina Army National Guard, A-1-1103

678th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, South Carolina Army National Guard, A-1-1103

Description

On a scarlet rectangle arched at top and bottom is a yellow stylized missile centered vertically, resting on the missile’s nose is a blue punch of palmetto leaves surmounted by a white crescent moon, on the right side of the missile is a stack of three black cannon balls; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border. The overall dimensions are 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width.

 

Symbolism
Scarlet and yellow are the colors used for Artillery. The stylized missile represents the type of weapon systems employed by the Brigade. The three cannon balls denote the weapons employed in the past. The blue palmetto bunch with the white crescent moon are associated with the South Carolina state flag and represent the home of the unit.

 

Background
678th Air Defense Artillery Brigade,
South Carolina Army National Guard, A-1-1103
PDF Courtesy
Learys Military Company

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!
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