333rd Military Police Brigade - 800th Military Police Brigade, A-1-708

333rd Military Police Brigade - 800th Military Police Brigade, A-1-708

Description/Blazon

Description: On a yellow axe-head shape 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 3/4 inches (6.99 cm) in width overall with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) green border, a green oak leaf surmounted by a yellow sword, hilt down.

 Symbolism

The axe-head shape of the insignia symbolizes authority and security. The oak leaf is a reference to the oak trees at Fort Ord, California, where the unit was first activated. The sword symbolizes duty, military strength and law enforcement.

 Background

The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 800th Military Police Brigade on 8 April 1985. It was redesignated for the 333d Military Police Brigade effective 16 June 2012.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-708)
 
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!
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