On a gray, vertical rectangle arched convexly at top and bottom, a yellow triangular shape, point up superimposed with a gray hawk detailed blue swooping toward the base. All edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border. Attached above the rectangle, a gray scroll with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border inscribed "HERMON" in blue letters. Attached below the rectangle, a gray scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border inscribed "HAWKS" in blue letters. The overall dimensions are 2 5/8 inches (6.67 cm) in width and 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height.
Blue and gold are the school colors. The hawk is the school's mascot and is symbolic of the cadets' winning spirit. The yellow pyramid shape represents strength and fortitude.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 15 November 2001.