15th Military Police Brigade, A-1-413

15th Military Police Brigade, A-1-413

Description/Blazon

On a green shield 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height by 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width overall, within a yellow embattled border a yellow griffin's head erased with red tongue and white eye.

 

Symbolism
Green and yellow are the colors used for Military Police. The griffin, a symbol for eternal vigilance, within an embattled border, alludes to the military establishment and refers to the mission of the Brigade. The 15 projections comprising the embattled border allude to the numerical designation of the unit.

 

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 15th Military Police Brigade on 18 April 1966. It was redesignated effective 2 October 2010, for the 15th United States Army Military Police Brigade and amended to update the description and symbolism.

(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-413)


Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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