On a vertical rectangle, arched convexly at top and bottom, overall dimensions are 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width an insignia blazoned: Azure, issuant from a chaplet of tobacco leaves in base Or, fimbriated Azure, an eagle's head Argent, detailed Sable, beaked and eyed of the second. All within a narrow Black border. Attached above the rectangle, a Gold scroll inscribed "EAST BLADEN" in Black letters and edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) Black border.
The eagle represents the commitment of the ROTC to serve country and community. The tobacco leaves refer to the agricultural tradition of East Bladen's County. The four tobacco leaves represent each of the upper school grades: Freshman (9th grade), Sophomore (10th grade), Junior (11th grade), Senior (12th grade). The school colors are Royal blue, white and gold.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved on 23 January 1973. It was amended 25 November 1991 and cancelled 8 May 2001. A new shoulder sleeve was approved on 8 May 2001.