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US Army North (former 5 Army) Patch. US Army

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On a red rectangular background with top corners chamfered at 45° having a 2 1/2 inch (6.35 cm) base, 2 3/4 inches (6.99 cm) in height and top 1 3/8 inches (3.49 cm), a silhouette of a mosque in blue charged with a white letter “A” 1 9/16 inches (3.97 cm) in height, members 3/16 inch (.48 cm) in width above a white number “5”, 11/16 inch (1.75 cm) in height, members 1/8 inch (.32 cm) in width.

The flag colors of red, white, and blue are self-explanatory. The outlined figure of the mosque is symbolic of the country in which Fifth Army, the previous designation of the unit, was originally activated. The letter “A” indicates “Army”, and conforms in general, to designs used by the First and Third United States Armies.

The shoulder sleeve insignia originally approved for Fifth Army on 26 January 1927, was pentagon shaped with a white background and five red stars formed in a pentagon shape. The current design was originally approved for Fifth Army on 7 April 1943. It was redesignated for the Fifth United States Army effective 1 January 1957. The insignia was redesignated for United States Army North with the description and symbolism updated on 19 December 2006.

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