168th Engineer Brigade, A-1-970

168th Engineer Brigade, A-1-970

Description/Blazon

On a vertical rectangular embroidered item, arched outwardly at top and bottom and divided diagonally from upper left to lower right, white and red, displaying in the center a yellow tower, windows and door light brown; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border. The overall dimensions are 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 1/16 inches (5.24 cm) in width.
Symbolism
Red and white are the colors traditionally associated with the Engineer units. The tower denotes alertness and emphasizes the Brigade's mission. The red and white background also references the Brigade's past history as an Engineer Group.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 18 June 2008.

(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-970)
 

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!
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