A gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02cm) in height overall consisting of an arch supported by three pillars all white each of the outer pillars entwined with a gold serpent and all three surmounted by a scarlet Greek cross all above a maroon scroll, the ends terminating behind the horizontal arms of the cross and inscribed "DIGNITY DEDICATION HONOR" in gold letters.
Maroon and white are the colors used for units of the Army Medical Department. The cross, a symbol for aid and assistance together with the serpents associated with Aesculapius, the God of healing and medicine, refers to the Center and to its basic mission. The arch and pillars are taken from the Georgia State Seal. They refer to the organization's home area.
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the U.S. Army Hospital, Fort Gordon on 19 Nov 1970. It was redesignated for the U.S. Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon on 22 Aug 1973. On 3 Jun 1975 the insignia was redesignated for the Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center.