U.S. ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT ACTIVITY, FORT DRUM
Distinctive Unit Insignia
A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in height overall consisting of a maroon cross bearing a silver staff entwined by a light green serpent between and interlaced by two green pine trees and all in front of a silver mountain peak with white snow cap.
The colors maroon and white/silver are traditionally associated with the Army Medical Corps. Green denotes hope, good health and growth. A cross denotes medical care and healing. The staff and serpent are adapted from the Staff of Aesculapius, the mythological god of medicine.
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 4 Nov 1987.