191 Support Group
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
On a shield shaped embroidered item 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) Black border, blazoned as follows: Celeste, issuant from sinister base, a stylized image of the El Morro fortress Sable, in dexter chief a mullet Or, all within a diminutive bordure Gules (Soldier Red).
The shield denotes continuous protection. The light blue background signifies the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean surrounding the Puerto Rican peninsula and the location of the Group. The image of the El Morro fortress symbolizes security and vigilance, honoring Puerto Rico and its rich military history. The star conveys continuous commitment. The border alludes to validity of the Group to accomplish the mission. Soldier red indicates the unit setting the bar for the global logistical spectrum - Quartermaster, Ordnance and Transportation. The color also illustrates the ultimate sacrifice made by the Puerto Rico soldiers in battles throughout history.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 3 April 2012. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-1070)
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.
Distinctive Unit Insignia
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a white background displaying at top a light blue isosceles triangle, the point towards base, bearing a gold star next to a black silhouette of the El Morro fortress tower, the lower portion of the triangle between three arched soldier red segments, in a circular form, all above a pair of gold wings, the wingtips elevated and ending at a red scroll above inscribed “DOMESTIC AND GLOBAL SUPPORT” in gold.
The red, white, and light blue colors of the device, along with the star, represent the flag of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The triangle denotes support, referring to the mission of the Group. The silhouette of the El Morro tower pays homage to Puerto Rico, the location of the unit. Soldier red is the color traditionally associated with the Logistics branch. The three circular soldier red segments indicate the Group setting the bar for the global logistical spectrum - Quartermaster, Ordnance and Transportation. The wings allude to the fast and accurate re-supply from above.
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 4 January 2012.