On a black field a yellow demi-tiger springing affronté detailed black highlighted white, pupils, mouth and tongue red, between a yellow arcing scroll above inscribed "TIGERS" and a yellow arcing scroll below inscribed "GRAMBLING " in black letters, all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border. The overall dimensions are 3 1/4 inches (8.26 cm) in height by 2 3/4 inches (6.99 cm) in width.
Black, gold (yellow) and red are the colors of the university. The Tiger is the school mascot. The aggressive movement implied in the tiger symbolizes the cadets' assertive pride in school, community and country.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 14 November 1996. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10S- 139)