411TH 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, in chief a Taeguk with its colors divided by a yellow line, overall a silver gray sword palewise fimbriated white with red flames fimbriated yellow issuing from the lower sides of the blade; 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 underscores the Contracting Support Brigade being the single point of entry to AMC from the field. Gold is emblematic of excellence and high ideals. The flaming sword represents victory and readiness. The Taeguk highlights the organization basing in Korea as a forward deployed contracting command. The 411th Support Brigade provides contracting support to all units in Korea, the Far East, and the Pacific Theater.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved effective 15 September 2008. It was cancelled by HQDA, G-1 directive on 21 February 2010. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-950)




Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in width overall, issuing from either side of a white sword enflamed red at the blade tip is a gold oriental demi-dragon statant facing to dexter and a gold Chinese lion sejant facing to sinister with his dexter paw on a gold globe; on the sides and bottom is a four part blue scroll going behind the sword hilt and inscribed with "EVER" "VIGILANT" "ALWAYS" "READY" in gold letters.

Symbolism
Red, white, and blue reflect the Army Materiel Command colors. Gold is emblematic of excellence and high ideals. The flaming sword indicates victory and readiness. The oriental dragon and lion signify Asia and the Pacific focus of the 411th Support Brigade. The Imperial guardian lion is a powerful mythic protector in the Far East and the dragon is a beast of strength and vigilance.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved effective 15 September 2008.





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