Positional Colors for Military Officials Headquarters Department of the Army
Office of the Vice Chief of Staff, United States Army
The flag was approved by the Deputy Chief of Staff for Administration on 15 December 1949. The background is divided diagonally from upper hoist to lower fly and from upper fly to lower hoist. The upper and lower sections are white and the end sections are scarlet. The insignia of the General Staff, a five-pointed white star, surmounted by the Coat of Arms of the United States in proper colors, is centered on the flag. Four white five-pointed stars are horizontally centered, two on each side of the insignia. The fringe is yellow. Cord and tassels are scarlet and white.