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Historical Narratives: 42D SUPPORT GROUP

42d Support Group Distinctive Unit Insignia, Left

42d Support Group Distinctive Unit Insignia, Right

42d Support Group Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

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Right

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia 

Distinctive Unit Insignia

 

 

Distinctive Unit Insignia.  Description:

   LEFT HAND SIDE:  A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in length consisting of a red portcullis surmounted by a pair of gold wings elevated, surmounting the base of an axe, axe head facing dexter.  Attached above and below the device, a blue scroll inscribed above “WITH SUPPORT” and below “WE CONQUER” in silver letters.

    RIGHT HAND SIDE:  A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in length consisting of a red portcullis surmounted by a pair of gold wings elevated, surmounting the base of an axe, axe head facing sinister.  Attached above and below the device, a blue scroll inscribed above “WITH SUPPORT” and below “WE CONQUER” in silver letters.

            Symbolism:   The portcullis alludes to protection in any emergency.  The tomahawk suggests the military duties implemented by the Group.  The elevated wings signify the enhancement of the mind and the swiftness to render support.

            Background:   The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 11 June 2007.  

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia.  Description:   On a blue vertical rectangular embroidered item, coming to a 90-degree point at base and arched at top, three arched strips at top, red, yellow, and blue above a vertical tomahawk axe head pointing to the left, surmounting the base of the axe handle, a pair of yellow wings elevated; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border.  Overall dimensions are 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width by 3 1/4 inches (8.26 cm) in length.

Symbolism:   The rainbow denotes the Group’s heritage from the 42d Division Support Command.  The tomahawk suggests the military duties implemented and performed by the Group.  The elevated wings signify the enhancement of the mind and the swiftness to render support.

            Background:   The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 11 June 2007.

 

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