214th Field Artillery Brigade, A-1-675

214th Field Artillery Brigade, A-1-675

Description/Blazon
A hexagon 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height by 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width overall having within an 1/8 (.32 cm) inch wide yellow border a scarlet field and centered thereon a yellow arrow with point at the top and shaft split into three segments in base, surmounted above center by two crossed light blue bayonets and having centered overall a black cannon barrel.
Symbolism
Scarlet and yellow are the colors associated with the artillery branch. The large arrow symbol of the background suggests a missile firing and thus represents the missile units of the brigade; the crossed bayonets represent infantry and the cannon barrel refers to the artillery battalion. The points at top and bottom suggest firepower and accuracy.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved for the 214th Field Artillery Brigade on 5 April 1982. It was redesignated for the 214th Fires Brigade with the description updated on 10 October 2006.
(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-675)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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