426th Medical Brigade, A-1-813

426th Medical Brigade, A-1-813

Description/Blazon
On a rectangle arced at the top and bottom with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) gold border 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height overall, divided horizontally blue above green, a gold disc bearing a maroon triangle surmounted by a white cross.
Symbolism
Maroon and white are the colors traditionally associated with the Medical Corps; gold denotes excellence. The disc symbolizes mobility and quick response, and the triangle suggests the mountain state of Utah. The cross highlights medical care and compassion. The blue and green represent sky and grass and suggest life and the "Great Lifegiver."
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 3 August 1994.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-813)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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