86th Training Division, A-133

86th Training Division, A-133

Description/Blazon
Upon a red triangle shield 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in height and 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width a black hawk displayed. On a red shield on the hawk's breast the letters "B H" bendwise in black.
Symbolism
The black hawk with initials "B H" superimposed on the red shield is symbolic of the nickname of the Division, "Black Hawk Division."
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 86th Division on 26 November 1918. It was officially announced on 12 July 1922. The insignia was redesignated for the 86th US Army Reserve Command on 22 April 1968. It was redesignated effective 16 September 2010, for the 86th Training Brigade with the description updated a symbolism added. It was redesignated effective 18 September 2010, for the 86th Training Division.

(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-133)

Subdued, Olive Drab, NSN: 8455-00-131-2149
  
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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