204th Army Band
All four pieces of regalia bear a representation of the 88th Regional Support Command insignias, recalling current branch affiliation. Dark blue is the color traditionally associated with the Adjutant General Corps, reflecting the organization under which bands are formed.
On a dark blue field, the bottom portion scarlet, displaying the 88th Regional Support Command’s shoulder sleeve insignia (SSI) below two white stacked scrolls inscribed “204TH” on the first scroll and on the second scroll “ARMY BAND” in dark blue letters, portioned at the top of the baldric. Below the SSI the images of a rising sun coming from behind a white narrow V-shape, representing a new beginning for the band; at the base of the baldric three white slanted bands inscribed in the order - NORTHERN FRANCE, RHINELAND AND CENTRAL EUROPE, in dark blue, implying the World War II campaign participation of the unit.
On the mace, the 88th Regional Support Command distinctive unit insignia is engraved on the front and back sides, within narrow connected V-shapes. A sun is displayed at the top of the mace, signifying excellence.
On a scarlet field, a dark blue wedge shaped upper portion, separated by a white narrow V-shape throughout, displaying at top a white scroll inscribed “204TH ARMY BAND” in dark blue; above the image from the 88th Regional Support Command distinctive unit insignia Proper.
On a red field, dark blue wedge shaped upper portion, separated by white narrow V-shapes connected throughout. Displayed in the upper center of the drum, a white scroll inscribed “204TH ARMY BAND” in dark blue above the image from the 88th Regional Support command distinctive unit insignia Proper; at the base of the drum, three white bands inscribed - NORTHERN FRANCE, RHINELAND AND CENTRAL EUROPE in dark blue.
A full color embroidered silver gray tab with the inscription “204TH ARMY BAND” in ultramarine blue 5/16 inch (.79 cm) letters, edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) dark green border. The overall dimensions are 4 inches (10.16 cm) in length and 11/16 inch (1.75 cm) in width. The tab was approved on 11 January 2011. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-1041).