207TH EVACUATION HOSPITAL
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield and crest blazoned: SHIELD: Argent, three piles one issuing between two others reversed Sanguine. CREST: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Michigan Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors, Argent and Sanguine, a griffin segreant Or. Attached below the shield a Maroon scroll inscribed "SERVIMUS" in Gold letters.

Symbolism
Maroon and white are colors traditionally associated with the Medical Corps. The maroon charges are so placed as to indicate a white "M," suggesting both Michigan and Medical.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 187th medical Regiment on 18 August 1925. It was redesignated for the 107th Medical Battalion on 10 November 1943. It was redesignated for the 207th Surgical Hospital on 16 December 1969. The insignia was redesignated for the 207th Combat Support Hospital on 11 November 1975. It was redesignated for the 207th Evacuation Hospital with the description and symbolism revised effective 1 April 1984. The insignia was amended to correct the description on 10 May 1991.





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