WEST HIGH SCHOOL JROTC, DENVER, CO
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
A shield device with a rectangular horizontal scroll attached above the shield, the overall dimensions 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 3/4 (6.99 cm) in width; on an orange shield edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border, a black silhouetted cowboy holding his hat aloft astride a bucking bronco. On an orange scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border the inscription “WEST” in black letters 5/16 inch (.79 cm) in height.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally authorized 21 July 1947. It was amended to change the design and update the description on 13 December 1972, currently amended to add subdued colors, metric measurements and provide a manufacturing drawing on 21 February 2014 (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-1085)
Shoulder Loop Insignia
A silver color metal and enamel insignia 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield divided into a light blue sky and dark blue mountains in base, issuing from base diagonally on the viewer’s left a silver hand grasping a red enamel torch enflamed. Attached below the shield a blue enamel scroll inscribed “AD DISCENDUM DUCERE” in silver letters. (SLI is for Denver High Schools, now Denver School District.)
The shoulder loop insignia was approved on 8 July 1975.