406TH SUPPORT BRIGADE
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
A shield shape device 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width overall, divided per pairle white, scarlet and blue, overall a silver gray sword palewise fimbriated white, on either side of the sword point are three golden yellow mullets, two and one, radiating from fess point, in chief a golden yellow eagle with wings displayed and inverted; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) golden yellow border.

Symbolism
White, red, and blue and the device partitions are modified from the Army Materiel Command (AMC) shoulder sleeve insignia and carry with it the mission of support and the flow of materiel to the soldiers. The inverted chevron pointing to base underscores the Brigade being the single point of entry to AMC from the field. The sword indicates readiness and support to the soldiers. The eagle represents speed, action, and loyalty as well as the Continental United States focus of the unit. The six stars mark the unit as the 406th.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved effective 16 October 2007. It was cancelled by HQDA, G-1 directive on 21 February 2010. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-938)




Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield divided per chevron white and blue, in chief a red pile, overall in chief a gold eagle with wings displayed and inverted; in base between six mullets, three and three, a sword point to base and a key ward to base saltirewise all gold superimposed by a black bomb flamant Proper. Around the base of the shield is a blue scroll inscribed "STEADFAST SUPPORT" in gold letters.

Symbolism
White, red, and blue reflect the Army Materiel Command (AMC) colors and carry with it the mission of support and flow of materiel to units in the Continental United States. The eagle signifies strength, action, and loyalty. The flaming bomb, sword, and key are modified from the Ordnance and Quartermaster branch insignia to represent the supply and maintenance support provided to all units. The six stars mark the unit as the 406th.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved effective 16 October 2007.





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