U.S. Army Infantry School, A-1-205

U.S. Army Infantry School, A-1-205

Description/Blazon
On a blue Norman shield 3 13/16 inches (9.68 cm) in height and 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width, a white bayonet paleways point up below the motto "FOLLOW ME" in white letters on an arc of a circle.
Symbolism
Light blue and white are the current and former Infantry branch colors. The bayonet is point up with the cutting edge to the left signifying victory and honor.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the Infantry School on 23 April 1951. It was redesignated for the U.S. Army Infantry School on 7 August 1964. The insignia was amended to change the size and provide a border space for overedge stitching on 10 June 1969. On 30 October 1974, the authorization for wear was extended to personnel assigned to the U.S. Army Infantry Center and its assigned units. The insignia was amended to rescind the war extended to the U.S. Army Infantry Center and its assigned units on 6 November 2009.

(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-205)

Subdued, Olive Drab, NSN: 8455-00-131-6505
  
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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