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7 Infantry Division Patch. US Army

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Description
On a red disc 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in diameter a black “hour glass” of two pyramids point to point whose bases are 1 inch (2.54 cm) in width, all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) Army green border.

Symbolism
The outline of the hourglass alludes to the numerical designation of the division showing two “7’s” inverted, one upright.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 7th Division by telegram dated 23 October 1918. It was officially announced by letter dated 21 June 1922. The insignia was redesignated for the 7th Infantry Division retroactive to 1 January 1973, and amended to include the border by letter dated 14 April 1964. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-83)

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