15TH MILITARY POLICE BRIGADE
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a green shield 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height by 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width overall, within a yellow embattled border a yellow griffin's head erased with red tongue and white eye.

Symbolism
Green and yellow are the colors used for Military Police. The griffin, a symbol for eternal vigilance, within an embattled border, alludes to the military establishment and refers to the mission of the Brigade. The 15 projections comprising the embattled border allude to the numerical designation of the unit.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 15th Military Police Brigade on 18 April 1966. It was redesignated effective 2 October 2010, for the 15th United States Army Military Police Brigade and amended to update the description and symbolism. (TIOH Drawing Number A-1-413)




Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a gold pike above and surmounting the upper portion of a continuous green scroll bearing the inscription "DUTY JUSTICE AND LOYALTY" in gold letters in base.

Symbolism
Yellow and green are the colors used for Military Police. The pike, a weapon used by Provosts in the middle ages symbolizes the basic mission of the Brigade. The three points of the pike further allude to the organization's three missions of command, staff planning, and supervision of military police operations in peace and war.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 15th Military Police Brigade on 26 January 1968. It was redesignated effective 2 October 2010, for the 15th United States Army Military Police Brigade and amended to update the description.





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