On a silhouetted right cylinder 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width overall, a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border around a field the upper one third blue and the lower two thirds red, a five pointed star above an upright bayonet, both white.
The colors blue and white, red, and yellow are used respectively for the Infantry, Artillery and Armor components of the Brigade. The Infantry bayonet refers to the fighting spirit of the Brigade. The star represents Minnesota, the "Star of the North," where the headquarters of the Brigade is located.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 1 November 1963. It was amended to change the description on 18 May 1964. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-318)