UNITED STATES ARMY INFORMATION SYSTEMS ENGINEERING COMMAND
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a blue shield with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border, 3 1/8 inches (7.94 cm) in height and 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width overall, a blue demisphere gridlined orange issuing from base below two yellow lightning flashes radiating from the hilt of the sword to either corner of the shield, overall a black sword.

Symbolism
Orange and white are colors traditionally associated with the Signal Corps, blue represents loyalty and devotion to duty. The shield shape of the insignia emphasizes the command structure of the unit; the globe represents the worldwide scope of their operations and mission. The twin electronic bolts, denoting speed and precision operations, refer to the Command's two predecessor organizations (Army Material Command and Combat Development Command). The black sword, symbolizing constant vigilance and readiness, alludes to the vital contribution that the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command makes toward total military preparedness.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 21 July 1989. It was cancelled by HQDA, G-1 directive on 21 February 2010. (TIOH Drawing Number A-1-766)




Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a blue rectangle within a silver border, the rectangle bearing a silver lozenge between two silver stars, one in upper left and one in lower right, and crossed diagonally from upper right to lower left by two scarlet lightning flashes each terminating on the lozenge; all above a scarlet scroll inscribed "INFORMATION FOR DECISION" in silver letters.

Symbolism
The design simulates the device used by the U.S. Army Computer Systems Command, a predecessor organization. The symbolism which is quoted below, perpetuates that history. The stars represent command, the pair indicating that USACSC derived from two commands (Combat Developments Command and Army Materiel Command); the diamond is the flow-chart symbol for the decision making process; and the lightning bolts signify speed, power and communications. Red for zeal, white for motivation and blue for loyalty, are colors associated with the predecessor organization.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the U.S. Army Computer Systems Command on 24 November 1970. It was redesignated for the U.S. Army Systems Software Support Command on 17 April 1985. The insignia was redesignated with symbolism updated on 3 February 1989, for the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command.





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