6th Cavalry Brigade, A-1-582

6th Cavalry Brigade, A-1-582

Description/Blazon

A heater-shaped shield 2 5/16 inches (5.87cm) in width and 3 ¼ inches (8.26cm) in height overall with a 1/8 inch (.32cm) black border around a field divided diagonally from upper right to lower left with scarlet above and white below and just below center two crossed yellow sabres with hilts to base.
Symbolism
The colors red and white are the old guidon colors of Cavalry units and the crossed sabres are adopted from the former Cavalry branch insignia.
Background
The insignia was approved 21 Feb 1975.
(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-582)
 
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