76TH UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE OPERATIONAL RESPONSE COMMAND
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
A shield with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) green border 2 3/4 inches (6.99 cm) in width and 2 9/16 inches (6.51 cm) in height overall blazoned: Per fess enhanced Azure and Gules a barrulet enhanced Vert, in chief a label points dovetail Argent.

Symbolism
Red, white and blue are the National colors, while the label, a symbol of cadency, denotes that the division was one of the first National Army divisions.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 76th Division by telegram on 14 March 1919. It was officially announced for the 76th Division on 23 June 1922. It was redesignated for the 76th Division (Training), Army Reserve and amended to revise the description and symbolism on 21 December 1998. The insignia was redesignated effective 1 February 2013, for the 76th United States Army Reserve Operational Response Command. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-123)




Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold color metal and enamel "eared" shield 1 inch (2.54 cm) in height overall consisting of a red base with a blue chief charged with a white label with three dovetailed points.

Symbolism
Blue, white and red are the National colors. The label, a symbol of cadency, is used to recognize the 76th Division as the first division to be constituted in the National Army on 5 August 1917.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 76th Division (Training) on 11 April 1977. It was redesignated effective 1 February 2013, for the 76th United States Army Reserve Operational Response Command and amended to update the description.





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