A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Quarterly Crimson and Celeste; in the first quarter a Y ?Pi' symbol surmounted by an atomic symbol; in the second quarter a lyre behind a set of crossed drum sticks; in the third quarter a unfurled scroll with a quill pen diagonally placed across; in the fourth quarter olive branch behind a winged foot, all in Silver Gray. Above the shield, a Silver Gray helmet facing forward. Attached below the shield, a Celeste (Light Blue) scroll inscribed "SCIENTIA POTENTIA EST" which translates to "Knowledge is Power" in Silver.
Columbia blue, crimson and white are the school colors. The light blue denotes Columbia Blue which signifies loyalty, a virtue the cadets possess in everything they do. Crimson suggests patriotism, an admirable trait the cadets have for their country. White represents maturity, an attribute the cadets reflect in their manners and decisions. In the four quadrants respectively: I. ?Pi' and atomic symbol (Math & Sciences), II. Lyre and drum sticks (Fine Arts), III. Quill and paper (Languages), IV. Winged foot (Athletics).
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 15 September 2011.