Dark blue and scarlet are the colors traditionally associated with The Adjutant General's Corps. Blue is symbolic of loyalty and perseverance; red is indicative of courage, vitality and zeal. Gold reflects excellence and high ideals. The torch signifies guidance, leadership, knowledge and the individual soldier who trains, defends and serves. The oak branches symbolize merit, achievement and strength. The acorns suggest potential and growth. The six leaves on the oak branches also suggest the unit's numerical designation.