28TH COMBAT SUPPORT HOSPITAL
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A silver color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in width overall consisting of a maroon Greek cross surmounted overall by a silver Chinese dragon, all above and between a blue scroll bearing the inscription "SERVICE THROUGH MOBILITY" in silver letters, the ends of the scroll terminating at the upper ends of the cross.

Symbolism
Maroon and white are the colors used for the Army Medical Department. The cross refers to the Hospital and its mission. The Chinese dragon symbolizes the organization's service in the China Defensive Campaign, World War II.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 28th Surgical Hospital on 5 March 1970. It was redesignated for the 28th Combat Support Hospital on 2 January 1973.





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