UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE
On a dark blue disk the bust of a Minuteman in cocked hat on a pedestal, between two branches of olive Or within a dark blue designation band with gold inner and outer border inscribed UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE in gold.
The minuteman has traditional been used to represent the citizen soldier. The wreath signifies achievement and accomplishment. Gold is symbolic of honor and excellence and dark blue signifies loyalty.
The emblem was approved for use as a plaque in 1972 and is used as an unofficial identification device of the United States Army Reserve.