FORDHAM UNIVERSITY SROTC, BRONX, NY
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
A shield-shaped device with a horizontal white scroll attached above the shield, all edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) maroon border, the overall diameter 3 7/8 inches (9.84 cm) in height and 2 7/8 inches (7.30 cm) in width. On the maroon shield, a white diagonal band extending from the viewer's upper left to lower right surmounted by the head and upper body of a ram affronté, yellow detailed maroon, the horns of the ram extending above the diagonal band in the viewer's upper right and below the diagonal band in the viewer's lower left. On the horizontal scroll, the inscription "FORDHAM" in maroon letters 5/16 inches (.79 cm) in height.

Symbolism
Maroon and white are the University's colors. The ram is the school's mascot.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally authorized 9 April 1981. It was amended 5 January 1993 to add subdued colors and metric, measurements to the description of the design. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10S-73)




Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height consisting of a maroon enamel maple leaf charged with a ram's head and neck affronté erased below the insignia for Fordham University all in gold color metal, the leaf with a white enamel three segmented scroll with a gold color metal reverse side of the scroll passing behind the leaf at the top, the scroll inscribed "SAPIENTIA on the dexter segment, "ET" on the center segment and "DOCTRINA" on the sinister segment in gold color metal letters.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 21 January 1970.





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