U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute, A-1-557

U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute, A-1-557

Description/Blazon
On a light blue shield arched convexly at top and edged with a 1/8 inch scarlet border, 3 inches in height overall, a gray torch enflamed yellow and surmounted in base with a dark blue cord intertwined as a heneage knot.
Symbolism
The torch is used to symbolize scholarship and leadership. The heneage knot is representative of the multiple training missions. Silver gray and golden yellow are the colors of the Finance Corps. Blue and scarlet are colors of the Adjutant General Corps. Light blue is the color used to represent Defense organizations and indicates the mission of the organization in training for all military services.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the U.S. Army Administrative Schools Center on 10 January 1973. It was redesignated for the U.S. Army Administration Center on 10 December 1974; redesignated for the U.S. Army Soldier Support Center on 4 November 1980; and authorized for the U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute on 1 October 1994.
(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-557)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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