23D FIELD ARMY SUPPORT COMMAND
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Description
On a blue shield 2 7/8 inches (7.30 cm) in height and 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width overall, two yellow chevrons one reversed and interlaced, and three interstices red all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border.

Symbolism
The two chevrons, heraldic symbols of support, are interlaced to represent the Command’s mission to coordinate combat service support operational matters; the enclosed red areas signify combat. The two X’s created by the braced chevrons and extending across the shield form a barrier and denote the organization’s territorial control over the field army service are for rear area security operations. The two X’s, which simulate the Roman numeral for twenty, together with the three red areas also allude to the numerical designation of the Command.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 19 July 1967. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-464)





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