U.S. Army Military Police Command, Panama, A-1-814

.S. Army Military Police Command, Panama, A-1-814

Description/Blazon
On a yellow hexagon 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width overall with one point up with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) green border a black sword between two green chevrons couched.
Symbolism
Green and yellow are the colors traditionally associated with Military Policy organizations. The upright sword symbolizes the unit's total military readiness. The chevrons simulate arrows which form a narrow aperture through which the sword passes, alluding to the Panama Canal and emphasizing the sword. The chevrons also symbolize support and the unit's mission within the U.S. Army South.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 6 October 1994.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-814)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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