FLANDREAU INDIAN HIGH SCHOOL JROTC, FLANDREAU, SD
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
A shield shaped embroidered item edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) Maroon border, blazoned as follows: Or, an Indian head faced to sinister Buff, hair and details Sanguine, war bonnet Argent, details of the third. Attached above the shield, a White scroll inscribed "FLANDREAU" in Maroon letters. The overall dimensions are 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 7/8 inches (7.30 cm) in width.

Symbolism
Maroon and gold are the school colors. Maroon represents Mother Earth and signifies the cadets' respect and reverence for nature. Gold symbolizes the honor of being a cadet in the Indian Warrior Battalion. The shield shape alludes to the Indian Warrior, representing both past and present cadets of Flandreau Indian High School.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 14 December 2012. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-1045)




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in width. An arrow with a Maroon point surmounts a Golden Yellow demi-sun rising from a doubled Maroon scroll inscribed "FLANDREAU INDIANS" in gold letters.

Symbolism
The sun is inspired by the state flag of South Dakota, the location of Flandreau Indian High School. The arrowhead represents the forward thinking cadets of the Indian Warrior Battalion.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 14 December 2012.





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