World

Military

Encyclopedia

Take part in the creation of encyclopedia WorldMilitary.

Become a co-author and You can:

  • add information
  • edit sections
  • publish articles
  • participate in contests
  • receive news
  • disable ads

Sing in to WorldMilitary

Forgot password?

Registration of the new user

A password will be e-mailed to you

4 Medical Brigade Patch. US Army

To change information
Description
On a rectangle divided per cross maroon and white and arced at top and bottom with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border, 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width overall, a cross divided per cross counterchanged.

Symbolism
Maroon and white are the colors associated with the Medical Corps. Yellow/gold expresses honor and high achievement. The division of the insignia into four parts underscores “4,” the numerical designation of the organization. The four divisions also allude to the main or cardinal directions on the compass and highlight the global scope of the unit’s mission. The cross represents medical care. The counterchanged colors emphasize the integration of the Brigade medical mission with the Total Army.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 20 December 1989. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-773)

Another category of: Medical & Veterinary

Medical Research & Materiel Command Patch. US Army US Army Medical Command Patch 32 Medical Brigade Patch. US Army 807 Medical Brigade Patch. US Army 44 Medical Brigade Patch. US Army
Ads by Google: