JOINT MILITARY MEDICAL COMMAND, U.S. ARMY ELEMENT
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a maroon shield with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width overall a red cross with a small semi-circle at the end of each arm fimbriated black bearing a white five-pointed star, overall a yellow torch enflamed yellow and red below two stylized yellow wings.

Symbolism
Maroon and white are the colors associated with the U.S. Army Medical Department. The red cross, a symbol of medical assistance and aid, represents the unit's mission. The star, a symbol of leadership, refers to the state of Texas and the first Joint Medical Command. The torch and wings refer to the assignment of the unit to Air Training Command and symbolize training and mobility.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 27 April 1989. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-762)





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