21st Signal Brigade, A-1-855

21st Signal Brigade, A-1-855

Description/Blazon

A cloth insignia 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width consisting of a rectangle with a convex radius top and bottom divided diagonally from top left to bottom right, white above, orange below, separated by a golden yellow lightning flash surmounted by a stylized sword with white blade, black and white handle with boss in the form of an orange terrestrial globe gridlined black and handguard formed from a black satellite dish in profile, the whole edged with a golden yellow border.

 

Symbolism
The Signal colors, white and orange, conjoined by the lightning bolt, represent the tactical and strategic elements of the mission. The sword refers to readiness and unit history, the satellite dish denotes future technological activities of the unit. The globe signifies worldwide capabilities. Golden yellow indicates excellence, black denotes strength and solidarity. White symbolizes integrity.

 

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved effective 16 October 2003.

(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-855)
 
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!
Loading...