88th Regional Support Command, A-1-135

88th Regional Support Command, A-1-135

Description/Blazon
A blue quatrefoil (two figure 8"s crossing at right angles) 2 1/4 inches (5.72cm) in height, width of loops 15/16 inch (2.38cm).
Symbolism
The four leaf clover, formed by the two figures "8" represents the Dakotas, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois from which personnel of the Division originally came. Blue is symbolic of Infantry.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally authorized for the 88th Division by telegram on 12 November 1918. It was officially announced on 29 June 1922. It was amended to correct the measurement on 11 October 1922. The insignia was reassigned and authorized effective 16 April 1996 for the U.S. Army 88th Regional Support Command. It was redesignated effective 16 July 2003, for the U.S. Army 88th Regional Readiness Command. The insignia was redesignated effective 17 September 2008, for the 88th Regional Support Command and amended to add a symbolism.
(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-135)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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