Dark Blue and Scarlet represent the U.S. Coast Guard, the sword and mameluke represent
respectively the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps. The top three escutcheons in
sequence symbolize the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. The fourth shield below
refers to the various client organizations which come to Camp Lejeune for bilateral and
NATO- sponsored exercises. The enclosing annulet signifies unity and cooperation, Scarlet
denotes courage and sacrifice, Purple represents coordination of organization elements.