18th Military Police Brigade, A-1-422

18th Military Police Brigade, A-1-422

Description/Blazon

On a shield of 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border a green field bearing the yellow silhouette of a Roman fasces charged with a green sword point up.

 

Symbolism
Green and yellow are the colors of the Military Police Corps. The fasces, an ancient symbol of the magistrate's authority, and the sword for the military are combined to symbolize military law and order.

 

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 1 June 1966.

(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-422)
 

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!
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