VETERANS ADMINISTRATION, MILITARY PERSONNEL
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a blue disc 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in diameter, a golden yellow phoenix rising from golden yellow flames outlined in blue.

Symbolism
The design is representative of the restoration of the veteran as a new and vigorous citizen free to engage in his useful pursuits.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 30 June 1944. It was rescinded/cancelled on 18 March 1959. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-258)





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