135th Field Artillery Brigade, A-1-641

135th Field Artillery Brigade, A-1-641

Description/Blazon
On a rectangle 2 inches (5.08cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62cm) in height with scarlet above and blue below, black top view silhouette of a howitzer muzzle point up over a yellow diamond shape with a wavy base, all within 1/8 inch (.32cm) yellow border.
Symbolism
Scarlet and yellow are the colors associated with Field Artillery. The mountain represents the "Ozarks," a distinctive geographic feature of the state. The blue wavy area symbolizes the two major rivers (Missouri and Mississippi) that have been so vital in settlement and growth of the state. The howitzer refers to the Field Artillery mission.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 23 Apr 1979.
(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-641)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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