UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS SROTC, LAWRENCE, KS
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a black disc with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border, 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in diameter overall, a caricature "Jay hawk" in blue, red, yellow and white.

Symbolism
The school colors are red and blue. The jayhawk, a fictitious bird of Kansas, alludes to the nickname of the University's athletic teams and is the traditional school's mascot.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally authorized 9 June 1948. It was amended to add a color and update the description and symbolism of the new design on 5 January 1989.




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield divided diagonally from the viewer's upper right to lower left, red enamel above and blue enamel below, on the red a gold representation of a jayhawk, on the blue a gold sunflower. Attached above the shield a gold torse supporting a gold lamp of knowledge. Attached below the shield a gold arched scroll inscribed "UNIVERSITAS KANSIENSIS" in red enamel letters.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 3 July 1979.





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