63rd Regional Support Command, A-1-116

63rd Regional Support Command, A-1-116

Description/Blazon
On a pear-shaped olive drab background 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width and 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in length a scarlet flame of five rays superimposed by a gold sword in pale charged with a scarlet drop.
Symbolism
The design was inspired by a statement of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill at the 1943 Casablanca Conference that the "enemy would bleed and burn in expiation of their crimes against humanity.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 63d Infantry Division on 27 March 1943. It was authorized for the 63d U.S. Army Reserve Command on 22 April 1968. It was reassigned and authorized effective 16 April 1996, for the U.S. Army 63d Regional Support Command. The insignia was redesignated effective 16 July 2003, for the U.S. Army 63d Regional Readiness Command. It was redesignated effective 17 September 2008, for the 63d Regional Support Command and amended to add a symbolism.
(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-116)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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