FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY SROTC, FORT VALLEY, GA
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a rectangular shaped embroidered device edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) Yellow border blazoned as follows: Azure a shield per bend sinister Or and of the first, charged in chief with a mullet the same, a Wildcat face snarling erased affronté of the second, fimbriated and detailed of the first, eyes and teeth Argent, tongue Gules, all between two three corded braids Yellow, and two Ram's heads respectant couped at the neck in dexter and sinister base of the same. Attached above the rectangle a Blue scroll edged Yellow inscribed "LEAD FROM THE FRONT" in 5/16 inch (.79 cm) Yellow letters. Attached below the rectangle a Blue scroll edged Yellow inscribed "EXCELLENCE ALWAYS" in 5/16 inch (.79 cm) Yellow letters. The overall dimensions are 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 3/4 inches (6.99 cm) in width.

Symbolism
The school colors are royal blue and gold. The Wildcat and Ram are mascots for the host and partner school, respectively. The Wildcat symbolizes knowledge and constant vigilance in a changing environment. The three-braided cord knots signify strength and unity of the Cadets. The Ram's head represents the ultimate warrior and traditions. The shield represents excellence and symbolizes the future role of the Cadet in the Army and defense of the nation. The star signifies the battalion's vision and its enduring role to produce agile and adaptive leaders.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 4 March 2010. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10S-104)




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per bend sinister Or and Azure, a mullet of the second surmounted by a three braided cord knot of the first and between a Wildcat's head of the first erased affronté, teeth and eyes Argent, and a Ram's head face to dexter in Yellow.

Symbolism
The school colors are royal blue and gold. The Wildcat is the mascot of the host school and the Ram is the mascot for the long-time partnership school. The shield shape is symbolic of excellence and the Cadet's role as future warrior leaders in the military defense of the nation. The star signifies the battalion's vision and role in producing agile and adaptive leaders. The Wildcat symbolizes knowledge and vigilance in a constantly changing environment. The three-braided cord knot signifies the strength and unity of the Cadets. The Ram's head represents the ultimate warrior and traditions.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 4 March 2010.





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