NORTH AFRICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
A blue star 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in diameter on a white background within a red border 1/4 inch (.64 cm) in width forming a Moorish arch 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width.
The Moorish arch is representative of the area where the Command was first operational. The colors red, white and blue are the National colors.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 16 September 1943.