188th Infantry Brigade, A-1-953

188th Infantry Brigade, A-1-953

Description/Blazon

On a dark blue vertical rectangular embroidered device, arched at the top and bottom, a vertical oval divided diagonally from upper right to lower left, silver gray and black, bearing a yellow vertical bayonet point up; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border. Overall dimensions are 2 1/8 inches (5.40 cm) in width and 3 1/8 inches (7.94 cm) in height.

 

Symbolism
Flag blue is the color traditionally associated with the Infantry units. The gray and black oval illustrates the Brigade's lineage to the 94th Infantry Division. The bayonet, a symbol of Infantry and close combat, denotes "Battle Ready."

 

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 15 January 2008.

(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-953)
 

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!
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