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451st Sustainment Command Patch. US Army

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Description
A shield-shaped embroidered item blazoned as follows: Per chevron Gules and Azure, issuant from a chevron, a stylized circular arrow, point to dexter all Argent, overall a sword erect Or; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) White border. The overall dimensions are 3 1/4 inches (8.26 cm) in height by 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width.

Symbolism
The chevron denotes the unit’s support role in warfare. The following colors emphasize the attributes of the Command - red conveys courage, blue signifies loyalty, and white represents devotion, also indicating the national colors. The stylized arrow symbolizes the “Transportation Cycle of Logistics,” alluding to the Command’s movement around the world and back to complete the mission. The sword, point up, illustrates readiness to engage in the fight.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 26 October 2011. It was amended to correct the symbolism on 8 November 2011. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-1065)

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