407 Support Brigade
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
A shield shape device 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width overall, divided per pairle white, scarlet and blue, overall a silver gray sword palewise fimbriated white at the blade tip, a blue mullet in chief; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) golden yellow border.
White, red, and blue and the device partitions are modified from the Army Materiel Command (AMC) shoulder sleeve insignia and carry with it the mission of support and the flow of materiel to the soldiers. The inverted chevron underscores the Brigade being the single point of entry to AMC from the field. Gold is emblematic of excellence and high ideals. The sword indicates readiness and support to the soldiers. The single star represents the star of Texas, where the unit is headquartered, and the North Star as a symbol of guidance and direction to mission accomplishment in supporting soldiers.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved effective 16 October 2007. It was cancelled by HQDA, G-1 directive on 21 February 2010. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-941)
Distinctive Unit Insignia
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a stylized horseshoe, toe to base, divided per pairle white, red, and blue enclosing a gold laurel wreath, overall a black sword and in chief a blue mullet; “SUSCIPIO” is inscribed on the red section of the horseshoe and “MILITIS,” on the blue section of the horseshoe in gold letters.
Red, white, and blue reflect the Army Materiel Command colors. The horseshoe is symbolic of the West and the tradition of support to soldiers across the western frontier. The laurel leaves signify victory. Gold is emblematic of excellence and high ideals. The sword indicates readiness and support to the soldiers. The fifteen leaves on each branch represent each state supported by the Brigade. The blue star represents the headquarters in Texas as well as the North Star. The sword points towards the North Star to highlight the Brigade never losing focus of the mission. The motto translates to “Support The Soldiers.”
The distinctive unit insignia was approved effective 16 October 2007.