U.S. ARMY ELEMENT, ICELAND DEFENSE FORCE
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
A disc 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in diameter divided horizontally and wavy white and blue charged with an equilateral triangle 1 1/2 inches (3.81 cm) on a side, that portion on the white background to be red, that portion on the blue background to be white.

Symbolism
Due to the secret nature of the unit, no symbolism was recorded.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the Iceland Base Command on 3 September 1941. It was redesignated for the US Army Element, Iceland Defense Force on 5 April 1954.





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