MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY SROTC, SPRINGFIELD, MO
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
On a maroon embroidered device consisting of a disc 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height overall, a fess of two chevrons couped fimbriated maroon, all edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border.
Maroon and white are the colors of the university. Missouri State University is located in Springfield, Missouri, which is called "Queen of the Ozarks." The fess of two chevrons couped represents the Ozark Mountains and is reminiscent of the letter "M" for Missouri.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 27 March 2009. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10S-194)
Shoulder Loop Insignia
On a Silver color metal and enamel shield shaped device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height blazoned as follows: Sable, a torch Or, surmounted by a bear paw print Sanguine. Attached above, a Silver scroll inscribed "MSU" in Maroon enamel letters.
Black and maroon are the school colors. The unit is called "The Bear Battalion." The bear is the school mascot.
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 7 April 2009.