A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Sable, an American Bald Eagle's head emitting from dexter couped Argent volute by a bordure with a bendy of seven, four Gules and three of the second. Attached below the shield, a Black scroll inscribed "MUSKEGON EAGLES" in Silver letters.
Red and black are the school colors. The Eagle is the school's mascot and represents bravery, strength alertness, and protection. The seven diagonal bars allude to the first human occupants, (the nomadic Paleo-Indian hunters) who occupied the region of Muskegon seven thousand years ago. The name "Muskegon" is derived from the Ottawa Indian term "Masquigon" meaning "marshy river or swamp." Red signifies the passion, patriotism, and loyalty that the cadets show for their school and country. Silver (White) is symbolic of the courage to act responsibly and possess uncompromising integrity. Black conveys the constancy, determination, and dignity that the cadets strive to demonstrate in academics, athletics and community activities.
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized the shoulder loop insignia was authorized 13 February 2012.