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Army Materiel Command. Alpha Units. US Army

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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Description
On a shield 2 1/2 inches overall in height divided per pairle (three sections) white, red and blue, a white lozenge in fess (center) point all within a 1/8 inch white border.

Symbolism
The lozenge and white areas represent the command and control elements of the organization with the red area used to represent the Army and the blue area industry. The white area also alludes to the flow of materiel through the equal and combined efforts of the Army and industry as directed.

Background
The insignia was originally approved for US Army Materiel Command on 29 Oct 62; redesignated for US Army Development and Readiness Command (DARCOM) ON 23 Feb 76; and redesignated for US Army Materiel Command on 23 Nov 84. (TIOH Drawing Number A-1-305)

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