6th Signal Command, A-1-794

6th Signal Command, A-1-794

Description/Blazon

An orange hexagon, one point up, with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) blue border, 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width overall, bearing a blue falcon's head, eye white, charged on the neck with a lightning flash point up, also white.

 

Symbolism
Orange and white are colors traditionally associated with the Signal Corps. The designation of the Command is reflected by the six sides of the device. The unit's motto, "Voice of the Desert," is signified by the desert falcon, symbolizing vigilance, speed and clarity of communications. Blue stands for devotion to duty and loyalty. The lightning flash represents speed and electronic communication.

 

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 24 June 1991. 

(TIOH Drawing Number A-1-794)

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!
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