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Distinctive Unit Insignia

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height consisting of a shield reversed arched at top and quartered Azure and Golden Yellow with a straight sword throughout surmounted by a stylized Silver vol of twenty feathers and overall a scarlet mullet charged with one Azure. Attached below the shield a Scarlet scroll inscribed "STRENGTH AND HONOR" in Silver letters, the ends of the scroll enclosing a dogwood flower and leaves to dexter base of the shield and laurel leaves and berries to sinister side, modeled, recessed and filled with transparent green.

Ultramarine blue (Azure) represents Aviation; the wings and sword denote swiftness of action and readiness. Red and blue signify courage and fidelity, respectively; white represents dignity and integrity. Together, they symbolize the United States' resolve and unity. The outer star refers to the Nation and the inner star to individual states and citizens. Golden yellow signifies excellence and high ideals. Dogwood alludes to strength, laurel to honor. The twenty feathers refer to the unit's designation.

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 20th Aviation Brigade on 1 August 2003. It was redesignated for the Aviation Brigade, 35th Infantry Division effective 1 October 2005.

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