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807 Medical Brigade Patch. US Army

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Description
A shield 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height overall, arched at top and bottom, having at center a maroon cross with arms extending from border to border vertically and horizontally upon a white background; centered vertically upon the cross a sword with point in base, the blade white (surmounted at centerpoint of the shield by a white five-pointed star edged with maroon) and the hilt yellow with handguard extending the width of the upper arm of the cross, all within 1/8 inch (.32 cm) maroon border.

Symbolism
White and maroon are the colors used for the Army Medical Department. The cross and sword symbolize medical service in and for the military. The star alludes to Texas, the Brigade's state of residence at reorganization.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 807th Medical Brigade on 21 December 1976. It was redesignated for the 807th Medical Command effective 17 September 2002. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-605)

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