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177 Military Police Brigade Patch. US Army

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Description
A yellow circular insignia with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) green border, 3 inches (7.62 cm) in diameter overall consisting of a twelve spoke green gear wheel bearing two yellow keys in bend addorsed, the sinister inverted, and interlaced with two yellow keys in bend sinister addorsed the sinister inverted.

Symbolism
Green and yellow are the colors associated with Military Police. The gear wheel suggests the heraldic term "embattled" representing a fortress and reflects the unit's involvement in defense. The keys allude to the organization's mission of protection and law enforcement. The gear wheel also represents Detroit, the "Motor City," present location of the unit.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 29 June 1988. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-754)

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