189th Infantry Brigade, A-1-926

189th Infantry Brigade, A-1-926

Description/Blazon

On a vertical rectangular embroidered item, arched outwardly at top and bottom and divided vertical in the middle, the left dark blue and the right red, displaying in the middle a white vertical bayonet, throughout and point up, between four white stars, two and two, in chevron; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border. Overall dimensions are 2 1/16 inches (5.24 cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in length.

 

Symbolism
Red, white, and blue are the national colors. Flag blue is the color traditionally associated with the Infantry units. The bayonet symbolizes the basic Infantry mission of close combat. The white stars represent the four World War II campaigns in Europe.

 

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 25 May 2007.

(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-926)

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!
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