65TH INFANTRY DIVISION
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a blue shield 2 3/4 inches (6.99 cm) in height and 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width, a white halberd head with spear-point upward.

Symbolism
The halberd is a military axe combined with a spear-point, and represents an implement of warfare to be used for cutting the enemies' resistance.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 25 May 1943. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-117)





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