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464 Chemical Brigade Patch. US Army

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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Description
On a rectangle arced at top and bottom with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) cobalt blue border 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width overall, with the background divided saltirewise cobalt blue at sides and golden yellow at top and bottom, fourteen droplets four, three and three, and four counterchanged.

Symbolism
Cobalt blue and golden yellow are the colors traditionally associated with the Chemical Corps. The saltire connotes strength and support. The droplets characterize a common method of dispersing chemicals. They also recall the unit designation, four blue at top, six golden yellow in center and four blue at bottom.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 20 November 1987. (TIOH Drawing Number A-1-742)

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