FRANCIS MARION COLLEGE SROTC, FLORENCE, SC
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Description
On a rectangular shield arched convexly at top and bottom, with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) blue border, consisting of six alternating scarlet and blue horizontal stripes with scarlet at top and blue at bottom, a white silhouette of a patriot soldier holding a rifle between the inscription “FRANCIS ''MARION” arcing above in white letters 5/16 inch (.79 cm) in height and “COLLEGE” arcing in base in white letters 5/16 inch (.79 cm) in height. The overall dimensions are 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width.

Symbolism
Red, white and blue are the colors associated with the school. Red and blue is a representation of the zeal and perseverance exhibited by the cadets in pursuit of their academic career. The Revolutionary War soldier is symbolic of General Francis Marion, a hero of South Carolina from that war, and for whom the school is named.

Background
Background: The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 21 October 1988 currently amended to update the manufactured drawing on 14 May 2014. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10S-39)




Shoulder Loop Insignia

Shoulder Loop Insignia

Description
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Gules, two bars dancette Azure, a figure of a Revolutionary War soldier bearing a rifle bendwise Argent. Attached below the shield a blue scroll inscribed “PATRIOTS” in Silver letters.

Symbolism
Red, white (silver) and blue are the colors of Francis Marion College. Red and blue is a representation of the zeal and perseverance exhibited by the cadets in pursuit of their academic career. The Revolutionary War soldier is symbolic of General Francis Marion, a hero of South Carolina from that war, and for whom the school is named.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 26 July 1988.





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