GREEN OAKS HIGH SCHOOL JROTC SHREVEPORT, LA
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
A circular device 3 inches (7.62 cm) in diameter overall consisting of a blue inner disc on which is the head and torso of an Indian in profile issuing from the base of the disc in yellow, within a white band edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) scarlet border and inscribed "CADDO" at the top and "PARISH" in base in blue letters 5/16 inch (.79 cm) in height.

Symbolism
The head and torso of the Indian allude to the group of allied tribes that once lived in Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas, after which Caddo Parish was named. The four colors are the colors requested for the JROTC program in Caddo Parish.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 30 March 1972. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-121)




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold color metal and enamel insignia 1 1/8 (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield divided vertically into two equal halves, red on the viewer's left and blue on the viewer's right overall in the vertical center between a circular pattern of ten gold color five pointed stars, five arced on the red and five arced on the blue, a gold color and white oil well, surmounted near its top by a white arrowhead. Attached below the shield, a gold color segmented scroll, following the configuration of the shield, inscribed "CADDO" on the viewer's left and "PARISH" on the viewer's right in blue letters.

Symbolism
The colors blue, white, and red allude to the National Colors. The ten stars represent the ten schools that make up the Caddo Parish School system. The arrowhead refers to the Caddo Indians that once lived in Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas. The oil well refers to Shreveport, a flourishing city after the discovery of oil.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 20 June 1975.





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