3rd Medical Command, A-1-800

3rd Medical Command, A-1-800

Description/Blazon
On a maroon triangle, one point down, with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border, 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 3/4 inches (6.99 cm) in width overall, two yellow serpents with maroon eyes entwined upon a yellow staff with a white Maltese cross at top.
Symbolism
Maroon and white are colors traditionally associated with the Medical Corps. The designation of the Command is denoted by the triangular shape of the insignia. The staff and serpents refer to medical service and the Maltese cross recalls the unit's heritage of support in combat. Yellow/gold stands for excellence.
Background The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 12 June 1992.

(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-800)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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