41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, A-1-105

41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, A-1-105

41st Infantry Division

41st Infantry Brigade

41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team
 

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Description

On a red semi disc 2 3/4 inches (6.99cm) in diameter with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) Army Green border a blue base line 1/8 inch (.32cm) in width and the setting sun in yellow. The demi sun of 12 rays, root circle 3/4 inch (1.91cm) radius, point circle 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) radius.

Symbolism

The 41st Division, the "Sunset Division," was the predecessor of this Brigade. The Division was organized from National Guard units from several western states, and the design alludes to the sun setting over the Pacific Ocean.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 41st Division on 22 June 1922. It was redesignated for the 41st Infantry Brigade on 12 June 1969. The insignia was redesignated for the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team with the description updated and a symbolism added on 7 February 2008.

(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-105)

Information & Plaques
Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

 

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