PANAMA CANAL DEPARTMENT
Skip Navigation Links.
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
A "square" shield with ogee base 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in length by 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width; Or (Yellow) two flaunches Gules (Red).

Symbolism
The colors are old Spanish colors, the yellow narrowed by the red indicating the Isthmus.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 16 August 1922. It was cancelled on 2 February 1948.





Jump to Top