2nd Medical Brigade, A-1-801

2nd Medical Brigade, A-1-801

Description/Blazon
On a white disc with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) gold border 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in diameter overall, a maroon cross with the arms rounded at the ends bearing an inverted gold fleam.
Symbolism
Maroon and white are the colors traditionally associated with the Medical Corps. The cross alludes to medical care and service while the inverted fleam, an ancient surgical implement, simulates the numeral "2," representing the unit's numerical designation. Gold is for honor and excellence.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 20 October 1992.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-801)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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