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The 263 Air Defense Artillery Brigade Patch. US Army

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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Description
On a yellow rectangle arced at the top and bottom, with a 1/8 inch (.32cm) red border 3 inches (7.62cm) in height and 2 inches (5.08cm) in width overall, a blue palmetto bearing a white crescent, overall a red missile and red field piece saltirewise.

Symbolism
Scarlet and yellow are the colors traditionally associated with Air Defense Artillery. Yellow/gold refers to excellence. The missile and cannon, adapted from the branch insignia, represent firepower and strength. The palmetto and crescent are associated with the South Carolina State flag and reflect the home of the unit.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 14 Feb 1991.

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