A rectangular-shaped embroidered item, arched at top and bottom and becoming narrower at base silver gray; a stylized horse head cropped, facing the front ultramarine blue, mane scarlet. Attached above the rectangle, a gold scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) red border inscribed "MALLARD CREEK" in blue letters. Attached below the rectangle, a gold scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) red border inscribed "MAVERICKS" in blue letters. The overall dimensions are 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in width.
Vegas gold, deep red and brilliant blue purple are the school colors. Gold signifies honor, a virtue the cadets possess in everything they do. Red suggests boldness, a trait the cadets demonstrate in taking on new endeavors. Blue represents loyalty, an attribute the cadets reflect in their service to their school, community and country. Silver alludes to maturity, a trait the cadets convey in their manners and decisions. The maverick is the school's mascot and conveys the untamed spirit of the horses that once roamed the land. The students identify with their mascot in their pursuit of academic as well as athletic achievements.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 12 August 2011. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-977)