U.S. Army Mission, A-1-210

U.S. Army Mission, A-1-210


Description/Blazon

On a blue hexafoil with a 1/8 inch (.32cm) white border, a constellation of thirteen stars; the overall circumscribing diameter 2 inches (5.08cm).
Symbolism
The thirteen stars representing the thirteen colonies and the dark blue alludes to the unity of the nation. The dark blue is also the national color and refers to the U.S. Army and the unique responsibility as representatives of the United States to the military forces of foreign governments.

Background

 

The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 14 May 1952.
(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-210) PDF
Courtesy
Learys Military Company

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!
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