11th Military Police Brigade, A-1-861

11th Military Police Brigade, A-1-861

Description/Blazon

On a green disc within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border 2 3/4 inches (6.99 cm) in diameter overall, two vertical black bars surmounted by a yellow demi-double bladed battle axe, detailed green, issuing from base.

 

Symbolism
Green and yellow are the colors traditionally used by Military Police units. The circular shape denotes the unit's continual service to maintain justice. The bars allude to the unit's designation number, "11" and the black color signifies might. The double-headed axe represents the unit's military readiness and vigilance, to enforce military security.

 

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved effective 17 September 2004.

(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-861)
 

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!
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