An oriental blue shield-shaped embroidered device with a rounded base edged with a 1/8 inch
(.32 cm) black border. The device is enclosing a white oval shape edged with a 1/16 inch (.16 cm) black edge displaying a lime green panther detailed black with lime green eyes, teeth and claws white. The panther is facing the observer and lunging forward with his left paw, tail and back outside the edge. Attached above the shield a white scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border inscribed "OPTIONS" in black letters. The overall dimensions are 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width.
The school colors are blue and yellow (lime green). The panther is the school's mascot. The panther symbolizes courage, wisdom, perseverance, and the Cadets' fierce winning spirit. The oval shape that the panther is lunging through alludes to the letter "O" for Options.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 21 October 2010. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-924)