210th Fires Brigade
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
Centered vertically on a disc 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in diameter divided saltirewise yellow and scarlet, a black silhouetted cannon barrel, muzzle at top, between two yellow crescents with horns outward, all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) wide yellow border.
Yellow and scarlet are the colors used for Artillery. The black vertical cannon barrel and the crossed lines, symbolic of a sighting device, suggest accuracy and firepower; the crescents suggest high trajectory and long distance. The crescents and crosswise division further allude to the Roman numeral for 210, the unit’s numerical designation.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 210th Field Artillery Brigade effective 16 September 1980. It was redesignated effective 16 November 2006, for the 210th Fires Brigade with the description updated. (TIOH Drawing Number A-1-651)
Distinctive Unit Insignia
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a vertical gold cannon barrel interlaced with (muzzle passing under) a red annulet inscribed “CONTROLLING THE BEST” in gold letters, with the inner circular background black.
Scarlet and yellow (gold) are the colors used by Field Artillery. The cannon barrel with the black disc within the red annulet symbolizes the unit’s fire power and battle honors in the Rhineland and Central Europe, World War II. The circular border also alludes to the mobility and continuous training offered by the organization.
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 210th Artillery Group on 23 May 1969. It was redesignated for the 210th Field Artillery Group on 7 April 1972. The insignia was redesignated for the 210th Field Artillery Brigade effective 16 September 1980. It was redesignated effective 16 November 2006, for the 210th Fires Brigade with the description updated.
Combat Service Identification Badge
A gold color metal and enamel device 2 inches (5.08 cm) in diameter consisting of a design similar to the shoulder sleeve insignia.