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175 Medical Brigade Patch. US Army

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Description
On a maroon square 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) on each side overall, one angle up, a yellow stylized sunburst bearing a scarlet Greek cross charged with a narrow white Greek cross, all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border.

Symbolism
The Greek cross is a symbol of aid and assistance. The stylized sunburst represents the present location of the organization at Sacramento, California, referred to as the “Golden City” and the “Golden State.” The sun rays are symbolic of healing and good health. White is a color used to represent ability and wisdom. The color scarlet symbolizes courage and dedication, while maroon and white are colors used for the Army Medical Department.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 4 June 1976. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-592)

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