130th Field Artillery Brigade, A-1-634

130th Field Artillery Brigade, A-1-634

Description/Blazon
On a scarlet shield arched at top and bottom 2 inches (5.08cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62cm) in height overall, a vertical yellow cannon (cascabel in base) surmounting a yellow sunflower with a black cannonball at its center, all within a 1/8 inch (.32cm) blue border.
Symbolism
Scarlet and yellow are the colors used for Artillery. The cannon and cannonball symbolize the basic mission of the organization. The sunflower refers to the State of Kansas, home area of the organization, and alludes to an explosion. The color blue is indicative of the support provided the Infantry.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 130th Field Artillery Brigade on 25 Jan 1979 and subsequently deactivated. It was reinstated on 24 Jun 1997.
(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-634)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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