LAKE BRADDOCK SECONDARY SCHOOL JROTC BURKE, VA
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
A disc 3 inches (7.62 cm) in diameter overall consisting of an inner yellow disc displaying a bear's head with a snarl highlighted in yellow, shaded and fimbriated in purple all encircled by a purple designation band edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border, the band inscribed "LAKE BRADDOCK" at top and "BRUINS" at bottom separated by three stars to left and three stars to right all in yellow letters.

Symbolism
Purple and Gold are the school colors. Purple signifies the humility and loyalty which are traits demonstrated by the cadets in all endeavors. Gold is emblematic of the honor and wisdom gained by the cadets through the ROTC program. The school's mascot is the Bear, symbolizing bravery and courage. The stars on the designation band represent the number of years the program was in existence before it was recognized by United State Army Cadet Command as a fully fledged program.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 9 January 2012.




Shoulder Loop Insignia

Shoulder Loop Insignia

Description
On an oval shaped Gold metal and enamel device 1-3/16 inches (3.02 cm) wide, a demi-Bruin faced forward between two laurel branches on a rayed background. Encircled by a purple scroll ending at the outsides of the bruin’s paws. The scroll is inscribed with the designation “LAKE BRADDOCK” above the Bear with three stars to the right of the sinister bear paw and the word “BRUINS” to left of the dexter paw with three stars above that all in polished metal.

Symbolism
Purple and gold are the school colors. Purple signifies humility and loyalty which are traits demonstrated by the cadets in all endeavors. Gold is emblematic of the honor and wisdom gained by the cadets through the ROTC program. The school’s mascot is the Bear, symbolizing bravery and courage. The laurel branches signify achievement and leadership and are taken from the JROTC shoulder insignia. The stars on the scroll represent the number of years the program was in existence before it was recognized by United States Army Cadet Command as a fully fledged program.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 31 December 2013.





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