36th Engineer Brigade, A-1-873

36th Engineer Brigade, A-1-873

Description/Blazon

A shield-shaped emblem edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border, 2 13/16 inches (7.14 cm) in height by 2 3/8 inches (6.03 cm) in width overall, divided bendwise wavy, scarlet over white, with a white seahorse in upper section.
Symbolism
Scarlet and white are traditionally associated with Engineers. The seahorse, derived from the 36th Engineer Regimental badge, recalls the amphibious operations of the Regiment during World War II. The wavy division line on the shield represents the missions of bridge-building over many rivers of Europe during the war.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 36th Engineer Group on 3 June 2005. The shape of the seahorse was changed on 29 November 2005. It was redesignated for the 36th Engineer Brigade on 25 May 2006.

(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-873)
 

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!
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