US Disciplinary Barracks
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a gold sun on a blue area with nine gold rays issuing fanwise and surmounted vertically overall by a gold sword between two green post oak leaves, vertical with stems conjoined in base below pommel, all between two white columns at the sides and two red scrolls above and below the columns, the upper scroll surmounting the rays and sword inscribed, “OUR MISSION” and the lower scroll inscribed “YOUR FUTURE,” all in gold letters.

Symbolism
The sun, symbol of authority, healing, knowledge and of a new beginning represents the overall mission of the organization. The sword denotes all military personnel. The oak leaves and columns refer to military and civilian stability in rehabilitation. The columns and enarched scroll simulate a doorway and allude to the custodial guidance of the unit.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 21 May 1971.





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