ARMSTRONG HIGH SCHOOL JROTC RICHMOND, VA
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a circle, 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in diameter overall, with an orange background and issuing from base the head of a wildcat in orange and detailed blue erased at the fangs and in front of a blue mountain range consisting of seven peaks. Attached to the circle, a circular orange scroll inscribed "ARMSTRONG" in blue letters, on the top and "HIGH SCHOOL" in blue letters on the bottom, all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) blue border.

Symbolism
Orange and blue are the school colors. The wildcat is the school mascot. The seven mountain peaks are representational of the seven hills on which Richmond was build.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 17 December 2004. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-694)




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall blazoned: Per bend sinister Tenné and Azure, in dexter chief an open book of knowledge Or, detailed of the field, and in sinister base a winged foot, symbolic of Mercury, of the like, charged in helm a wildcat couped to dexter of the second fimbriated Or, all above a Blue scroll inscribed "ARMSTRONG HIGH SCHOOL" in Gold letters.

Symbolism
Orange and blue are the school colors. The wildcat is the school mascot. The open book alludes to knowledge, and the symbol for Mercury is the winged foot, denoting communication and leadership virtues the cadet's pride in.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 17 December 2004.





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