160th Signal Brigade, A-1-661

160th Signal Brigade, A-1-661

Description/Blazon

A vertical rectangle arched at top and base 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height overall having in base the upper portion of a blue globe with white gridlines, and above the globe on an orange background two yellow lightning flashes, one issuant from either side, their points crossed at upper center; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) wide white border.

 

Symbolism
Orange and white are the colors associated with the Signal Corps, and the color blue refers to the unit's capability to support the combat mission. The yellow flashes are an allusion to the basic mission of the organization and along with the globe, denoting the worldwide scope of the unit's mission, they indicate the unit's affiliation with the US Army Communications Command.

 

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 6 March 1981.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-661)

Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

 

Loading...