ARMY CORRECTIONS COMMAND
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a green circular embroidered item, charged with a yellow hexagon bearing three horizontal bars throughout, surmounted by three vertical green demi-spears points down, charged in the middle with a five-pointed star; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border. Overall dimension is 3 inches (7.62 cm) in diameter.

Symbolism
The hexagon indicates the six correctional facilities the Command will manage ? Fort Leavenworth, Fort Lewis, Fort Sill, Fort Knox, Korea, and Germany. The bars allude to setting the bar of conscience against anger; the demi-spears denote readiness and alertness. The bars and demi-spears illustrate a portcullis, signifying protection. The star symbolizes Army Corrections Command's authority and control to rehabilitate military offenders in support of the Army and other military departments.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 28 September 2007. (TIOH Drawing Number A-1-943)




Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 5/32 inches (2.94 cm) in width overall consisting of a green disc charged with a gold hexagon bearing a black double-warded key, ward up, surmounted by a black scale of justice. Attached to the sides and above a black scroll inscribed "VANGUARDS OF JUSTICE" in gold.

Symbolism
The hexagon indicates the six correctional facilities the Command will control ? Fort Leavenworth, Fort Lewis, Fort Sill, Fort Knox, Korea, and Germany. The double-ward key suggests the operational and administrative control over the six correctional facilities. The scale of justice represents the goal of the Command to enforce the law.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 28 September 2007.





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