41st Field Artillery Brigade, A-1-672

41st Field Artillery Brigade, A-1-672

Description/Blazon
On a square shield with pointed bottom, 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in height overall, a scarlet cannon barrel with muzzle to chief between two scarlet lightning bolts; all on a yellow field enclosed by an 1/8 inch (.32 cm) scarlet border.
Symbolism
Scarlet and yellow are the colors associated with Field Artillery. The gun tube alludes to the howitzers and the flashes symbolize speed, accuracy and shock.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 41st Field Artillery Brigade on 24 November 1981. It was redesignated effective 16 April 2007, for the 41st Fires Brigade with the description updated.
(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-672)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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