ARMY RESERVE MEDICAL COMMAND
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
A white shield with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height overall bearing a maroon cross throughout, thereon between two black stars edged yellow a light green serpent entwined around a white rod.
Maroon and white are the colors traditionally used by the Medical Corps. The cross and rod of Aesculapius, symbols of healing and medicine, symbolize the organization's medical mission. The two stars represent the training of medical individuals and medical units. The black stars edged gold recall the Army logo and military preparedness.
The shoulder sleeve insignia is approved effective 1 October 2005. (TIOH Drawing Number A-1-860)
Distinctive Unit Insignia
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a gold cross superimposed by gold wreath of oak and laurel encircling a bust of a Minute Man wearing a tricorn hat, overall across the bottom, three maroon scrolls stacked bend-sinister wise doubled and inscribed with "CIVIS" "MILITIS" "MEDICUS" in gold.
The Minute Man is adapted from the Army Reserve plaque and highlights the Army Reserve Medical Command being a direct reporting command to Headquarters, United States Army Reserve Command. The Minute Man has also traditionally been used to represent our citizen soldiers and recalls that heritage. Gold is emblematic of honor and excellence. Maroon is the Medical Corps' primary color. The cross and motto also highlight the Command's mission. The branch of oak represents strength and growth and the laurel, high achievement.
The distinctive unit insignia is approved effective 1 October 2005.