95 Training Division
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
On a Blue oval 3 1/4 inches (8.26 cm) in height and 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width a white Roman V interlaced with a Red numeral 9 fimbriated Argent, the lower arm of the figure 9 extending over the base of the V, the dexter arm of the V extending under the upper curve of the 9, and the sinister arm of the V extending over the upper curve of the 9.
The colors red, white, and blue are the National colors, the number 9 interlaced with the Roman numeral V refers to the numerical designation of the Division.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 95th Infantry Division on 29 August 1942. It was redesignated for the 95th Division (Training) on 24 June 1968. It was amended to revise the description on 14 April 1972. The insignia was redesignated effective 16 September 2009, for the 95th Training Division. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-142)
Distinctive Unit Insignia
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in width overall consisting of a broad arrow, point down, with red shank, terminating at top to form the embattlements of a medieval tower all surmounted by a blue wavy band. Above all a gold scroll with black letters bearing the motto “IRON MEN OF METZ.”
The device commemorates the crossing of the Moselle River and the breakthrough at Metz symbolized by the blue wavy band and the black fortress. The blue wavy band further alludes to the Distinctive Unit Citation the Division received for this action in World War II. The arrow alludes to the letter “V” for victory, and the nickname given the organization.
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 95th Division (Training) on 22 December 1966. It was redesignated for the 95th Training Division effective 16 September 2009.
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.