151ST SUPPORT GROUP
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Description
On a red hexagon 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in width overall, between two buff flaunches each surmounted by a Native American black arrowhead, a gold pile charged with another black, all with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) red border.

Symbolism
Scarlet and buff are the colors traditionally associated with Support units. The curved flaunches denote support. The Native American arrowheads are inspired from the state flag of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and symbolizes the home state of the Group. The pile charged with another in the center forms a “V” shape and stands for Camp Victory, the site of the unit’s deployment in Baghdad and together with the two stand-alone arrow points form a visual pun of the number One-Five-One.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 19 July 2016. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-1113)




Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold colored metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall, blazoned as follows: Or, a bend Gules between in chief a Native American Indian holding in dexter hand a bow and in sinister an arrow, below a mullet in dexter chief and in base a sun in splendor of the first. Attached to the sides and below the device, a Black scroll inscribed "VICTORIA PER PERSEVERANTIA" in Gold.

Symbolism
Scarlet is the color traditionally associated with the Support units. The bend denotes protection. The Native American Indian with bow and arrow below the star, adapted from the State flag of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, symbolizes the home state of the Group. The sun signifies the unit's wartime service in Iraq. The motto translates to "Victory Through Perseverance."

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 24 July 2007.





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