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Medical Command Korea Patch. US Army

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Description
An octagonal shaped device 2 1/4 inches (5.72cm) in height and width overall consisting of a white cross on a background divided horizontally red and blue all within a 1/8 inch (.32cm) white border.

Symbolism
The octagonal shape is a reference to the Eighth U.S. Army which the Command supports; the red and blue of the background allude to the national flag of South Korea, the unit's area of operation. The cross is symbolic of medical aid and assistance.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 16 Jun 1977. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-613)

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