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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

On an embroidered shield shaped, edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) in Bronze border, blazoned as follows: Sable a cross flory quarterly Argent (White) and Argent (Silver Gray); attached above the shield a Black scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) Bronze-border inscribed “PROVIDENCE” in White letters. The overall dimension is 3 1/8 inches (7.94 cm) in height and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width.

Black, white and silver are the school colors. Black signifies the determination and dignity of the cadets, while white reflects truth. Silver represents the will to succeed in all endeavors. The cross is a representation of the Dominican Cross which was taken from the arms of the Dominican Order that founded the college.

The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally authorized 19 July 1951. The SSI was cancelled due to a new design by letter dated 19 October 1951, it is currently amended this date (27 August 2013), to authorize the wear of the new design by the SROTC cadets assigned to Providence College. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10S-210)

Shoulder Loop Insignia

A silver metal and enamel insignia 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height consisting of a silver shield charged with a black equilateral triangle voided of the field with one point to base and surmounted by a silver torch with red flames. Attached above the shield a silver scroll inscribed “VERITAS,” and below the shield another silver scroll inscribed “PROVIDENCE,” both inscriptions in black letters.

The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 21 May 1956.

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