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648 Maneuver Enhancement Brigade Patch. US Army

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Description
On a vertical rectangular embroidered item coming to a 90-degree angular point at base, divided into three equal parts, green, cobalt blue, and red, bearing a silver gray compass rose throughout, with grebe gray shading, surmounted by a diagonally placed silver gray lightning bolt edged black and a sword with the blade divided silver gray below and at top black, the point up to the left, with black hilt and pommel; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border. Overall dimensions are 3 1/16 inches (7.78 cm) in height and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width.

Symbolism
The shape of the insignia implies a strong defense and the symbol of the Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. The color divisions of the background associates the branches with the units that comprise the Brigade – green indicates the Military Police duties, cobalt blue signifies the Chemical functions, and scarlet suggests the Engineering assets. The compass rose illustrates the influence in all directions and the nonlinear aspects of the Brigade. The sword symbolizes the ability to bring lethality on the battlefield. The lightning bolt denotes the Brigade’s undertaking to strike throughout the area of authority and its communication responsibilities.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved effective 1 September 2009. (TIOH Drawing Number A-1-984)

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