266th Finance Command, A-1-732

266th Finance Command, A-1-732

Description/Blazon

On a diamond divided black at top and silver gray at bottom with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) golden yellow border, 2 9/16 inches (6.51 cm) in height and 3 3/8 inches (8.57 cm) in width overall, a golden yellow demi-lion rampant with red tongue, grasping a golden yellow disc in its paw.
Symbolism
Golden yellow and gray are colors traditionally associated with the Finance Corps. The association of the organization with Europe is recalled by the demi-lion. The financial responsibilities of the unit are referred to by the yellow disc, representing money; and black suggests solvency and fiscal accountability.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally authorized for the 266th Finance Center on 5 March 1987. It was redesignated for the 266th Finance Command with the description and symbolism revised effective 1 January 1994. The insignia was cancelled effective 15 August 2008, when the unit was redesignated to a Center.

(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-732)
 

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