LANSDOWNE HIGH SCHOOL JROTC BALTIMORE, MD
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a black shield arched at top and edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) light blue border a white Viking head with red hair, beard, and mustache detailed black wearing a light blue and white horned helmet detailed black. Attached above the shield a light blue scroll inscribed "LANSDOWNE" in red letters. The overall dimensions are 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height by 2 3/8 inches (6.03 cm) in width.

Symbolism
Red and light blue are the school colors. The Viking is the school mascot.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 22 February 1995.




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.86 cm) in height consisting of a shield blazoned: Per fess Gules semé-de-lis Argent and Celeste; in dexter chief a bend Sable charged with a mullet and a double-rayed sun of the third; in sinister chief a saltire of the fourth; in base a cross bottony quartered White and Black. Attached above the shield a Light Blue scroll turned Silver and inscribed "VIRTUTE NON VERBIS" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
Light blue and crimson red are the school colors. The cross bottony suggests the Maryland State flag and denotes the school's location. The star and sun on the bend represent the universe; the bend itself represents the future. The fleurs-de-lis symbolize the attributes of truth, virtue, integrity, and knowledge. The saltire indicates the path, leading in all directions, the cadets' face in the perpetual pursuit of these qualities.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was approved on 22 February 1995.





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