FURMAN UNIVERSITY SROTC GREENVILLE, SC
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a purple disc, a white Knight in armor astride a white horse all detailed purple encircled by a white designation band edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) purple border and inscribed "FURMAN" arcing at top and "UNIVERSITY" arcing in base in purple letters 5/16 inch (.79 cm) in height. The overall diameter is 3 3/16 inches (8.10 cm).

Symbolism
Purple and white are the colors of the University. The paladin (Knight) is the school mascot and carries a shield charged with a fleur-de-lis, the symbol of France. The paladin, one of the twelve peers of Charlemagne's court, also suggests the ROTC values of military training academics and loyalty.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 26 December 1989. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10S-54)




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold base metal and enamel insignia 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height, consisting of a purple shield charged with a crossed quill and sword above a torch issuing from base, all gold; all surmounting a white scroll inscribed "CHRISTO ET DOCTRINAE", in gold letters.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 19 October 1955.





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