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43 Military Police Brigade Patch. US Army

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Description
On a green shield 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height overall a yellow wall of two crenelles above three green wavy bars, issuing from base and surmounted overall a white pike all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border.

Symbolism
The fortification above the wavy bars alludes to the wall surrounding the 15th century city of Rhodes, capital of the Island of Rhodes in the eastern Mediterranean after which Rhode Island was named. The wavy bars also represent Narragansett Bay and the many waterways of the state. The pike, any early weapon used by guards symbolizes the 43d Military Police Brigade's ability to give protection and strong support. Green and yellow are colors used for Military Police units.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 16 May 1969. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-520)

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