416th Engineer Command, A-1-450

416th Engineer Command, A-1-450

Description/Blazon

On a rectangle two inches (5.08cm) in width and three inches (7.62cm) in height overall, divided horizontally in half white and red with three billets at the top and bottom edges between two concave arcs throughout all counterchanged and within a red 1/8 inch (.32cm) border.
Symbolism
Scarlet and white are the colors used for the Corps of Engineers; the design simulates a castle turret suggestive of the Corps of Engineers insignia, while the billets and turret allude to the unit's mission of coordinating activities of engineering construction and related work.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 416th Engineer Brigade on 20 Apr 1967. It was approved for the 416th Engineer Command on 1 Apr 1969.

(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-450)
 

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!
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