JOPLIN HIGH SCHOOL JROTC, JOPLIN, MO
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Description
On a maroon disc with a 1/16 inch (.16 cm) silver gray border placed 1/8 inch (.32 cm) from the edge, 2 7/8 inches (7.30 cm) in diameter overall, a block letter “J” 9/16 inch (1.43 cm) in height, above an eagle rising with wings elevated and displayed, both in silver gray.

Symbolism
Maroon silver gray are the school colors of the Joplin High School. The eagle, with wings displayed, is symbolic of the heights to which the cadets aspire academically and in their personal goals.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally authorized 29 June 1950. It was cancelled due to a new design on 27 January 1987, currently amended to include a manufacturing drawing on 13 June 2014. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-41)




Shoulder Loop Insignia

Shoulder Loop Insignia

Description
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height, consisting of a shield within, which is a representation of a landscape: a red log cabin beside a stream in a green field; in the background, a sun in a blue sky behind red mountains. Beneath the shield, a red scroll bearing the motto “LEAD IS KING” in gold letters.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was originally authorized 29 June 1950. It was amended to add measurements on 4 November 1993, currently amended to include a manufacturing drawing on 13 June 2014.





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