Legal Services Agency
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
A rectangular insignia arched at top and bottom, 2 inches (5.08cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62cm)in height, with a 1/8 inch (.32cm) yellow border and divided quarterly dark blue and white. On the upper quarters a balance bar and scalepans counterchanged and on the lower quarters a rimmed and gridlined globe counterchanged, and centered vertically overall a Roman sword, point up, yellow.
The colors dark blue and white are the colors of The Judge Advocate General's Corps and gold is for excellence and achievement. The overall shape of the insignia is that of a Roman shield, and with the sword is symbolic of the Agency's military connection and also a reminder of the Romans as early lawmakers. The scale is an ancient symbol of justice and the globe is in reference to the worldwide legal activities of the Agency.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 8 May 1984. (TIOH Drawing Number A-1-690)
Distinctive Unit Insignia
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in height overall consisting of a dark blue globe rimmed and gridlined gold; centered vertically on the globe a Roman sword, point up, between the pans of a scale all gold; draped from the balance bar and in front of the sword is a white blindfold; all within a circular gold scroll inscribed in dark blue letters, "LEGIBUS ARMISQUE" above and "DEVOTI" (Devoted To Law and Arms) below.
Dark blue and white are the colors of The Judge Advocate General's Corps and gold is for excellence and achievement. The globe denotes the Agency's worldwide legal activities and the Roman sword shows the unit's military connection and is also a reminder of the Romans as early lawmakers. The scale is an ancient symbol of justice and the blindfold entwined around the scale and sword unites the two into one unit of impartial military justice.
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 8 May 1984.
Combat Service Identification Badge
A gold color metal and enamel device 2 inches (5.08 cm) in height consisting of a design similar to the shoulder sleeve insignia.