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  1. Insignia is a project to create and store information about a broad range of microbial pathogens, focusing primarily on bacteria and viruses.
  2. The insignia is a cross linked with a dual flame.
  3. Insignia are especially used as an emblem of a specific or general authority.
  4. The insignia was authorized for wear by all personnel assigned to Regular Army Civil Affairs TOE units on 13 October 1961.
  5. The insignia are the same, but all RM WO2s wear the crown-in-wreath variation.


  1. Warrant Officers wear their insignia on their epaulettes, like officers, instead of on the sleeve like specialists and other soldiers.
  2. During 1915, the rank insignia of all Non-Commissioned Officers was simplified as well. (Web site)
  3. Overview of Rank Insignia The rank of chief petty officer was established in 1894. (Web site)
  4. Rank insignia will be identical to that of U.S. Navy warrant officers, with the USPHS badge replacing the specialty insignia.
  5. The first is Warrant Officer (WOFF) which is equivalent to an Army WO1. The insignia of a WOFF is the Australian coat of arms.


  1. Rurale uniform and equipment: 1880-1900 Rurale Corporal, circa 1910 Rurale equipment, with date of introduction Rurale rank insignia, described in text. (Web site)
  2. Insignia for all ranks except Volunteers is worn on shoulder boards. (Web site)
  3. The unit commanding officer requests approval of a distinctive unit insignia. (Web site)
  4. Enlisted personnel wear the insignia on the Army green uniform coat, the black pullover sweater, and the beret. (Web site)
  5. Present. Up until 1965, only regiments and separate battalions were authorized a coat of arms and distinctive units insignia. (Web site)


  1. The word is derived from the French enseigne from the Latin plural insignia and is more particularly used for a military or naval standard or banner.
  2. Use of the symbol as a military insignia began with the cavalry of the Prussian army under Frederick the Great.
  3. The insignia for the RSM-A is the Australian coat of arms surrounded by a wreath.
  4. Their rank insignia is the Canadian coat of arms.
  5. Army enlisted personnel have chevrons as their rank insignia. (Web site)


  1. Soldiers wear a wide assortment of insignia, ribbons, medals,badges, tabs and patches. (Web site)
  2. Design and develop insignia (branch, grade, unit) seals, medals, badges, band regalia and flags. (Web site)


  1. General officers wear their regimental distinctive insignia (RDI) on the black pullover sweater. (Web site)
  2. Branch Plaque: The plaque design has the branch insignia, letters, and border in white and the background is purple.
  3. Symbolism of Regimental Insignia: Purple and white are the colors traditionally associated with Civil Affairs.
  4. Based on the Woodland subdued insignia conversion notes (above), all Olive Drab areas will be Foliage Green 504 Cable No.


  1. This later grew into the Schutzstaffel (SS), which continued to use the Totenkopf as insignia throughout their brief history.
  2. The Third Reich adopted a variation on the triskelion as the insignia for a Waffen SS division composed of Belgian volunteers.
  3. The runic letters happened to look similar to the insignia of the Nazi SS, or Waffen-SS, a symbol that is now illegal to display in Germany. (Web site)


  1. Visit the American Forces Press Service article for a historical overview of rank insignia.
  2. Each manufacturer has an identifying hallmark assigned by the Institute of Heraldry which is applied to the back of the insignia. (Web site)
  3. After the unit commander approves the design, TIOH will prepare a manufacturing drawing and authorization letter for the insignia.
  4. Bright Embroidery Enterprises Specialized in the manufacturing of hand and machine embroidered badges, emblems, patches, insignia, and other items. (Web site)


  1. A Distinctive Unit Insignia (DUI) is a metal heraldic device worn by soldiers in the United States Army. (Web site)
  2. Friedlander goes on to indicate that in 1902 the sign was adopted by the U.S. Army as the insignia of its Medical Department. (Web site)
  3. Present. Up until 1965, only regiments and separate battalions were authorized a coat of arms and distinctive units insignia. (Web site)
  4. Now all major commands, field hospitals, corps, logistics commands and certain other units - groups, for example - are authorized distinctive unit insignia. (Web site)


  1. The most important decorations, honors, combat service and missions are represented in the design of the insignia. (Web site)
  2. Large display of US military insignia and library containing books, documents and service manuals, over 3000 titles. (Web site)

Rank Insignia

  1. This chart represents the U.S. army enlisted rank insignia with seniority decreasing left-to-right inside a given pay grade.
  2. Royal Navy warrant rates are thus now the same as those in the Army and Royal Marines, and wear the same rank insignia.
  3. NCO's rank insignia was mostly confined to rings of lace around the cuff, and lace edging and buttons on the collar. (Web site)
  4. The rank insignia for Volunteers 1st Class, 2nd Class and Brevet 2nd Class is worn on the sleeves. (Web site)
  5. Argentine Army officers wear their rank insignia in shoulderboards. (Web site)


  1. On ceremonial full dress and patrol dress uniforms, a Colour Sergeant wears a distinctive rank insignia, but on all other uniforms wears the WO's crown.
  2. The insignia of the Grand Master became known as the Irish Crown Jewels. (Web site)


  1. The unit's history is reviewed to determine if the unit may inherit a previously approved distinctive unit insignia or if a new design should be made. (Web site)
  2. Once approved the manufacturer may produce this insignia. (Web site)


  1. Germanic-SS members wore their own uniforms with a modification of SS rank titles and insignia.
  2. Their rank insignia had to contrast with the gold so they wore silver bars. (Web site)
  3. At that time, a simple rank insignia structure was developed for display on the collars of the SA---s brown uniforms.

United States

  1. These charts represents the United States Coast Guard enlisted rate insignia. (Web site)
  2. In the United States, the tradition of rank insignia dates back to the first American soldiers during the Revolutionary War. (Web site)


  1. The insignia is worn as embroidered in subdued colors on cloth patches and sewn to the collar of the BDU or the shoulders of a flight suit. (Web site)
  2. The Illustration below shows the shoulder board insignia of a Generalmajor, a Major, and a Leutnant. (Web site)


  1. The flag of Libya, which consists of a rectangular field of green, is the only national flag using a single color and no design or insignia.
  2. The officer insignia varies greatly from simple rectangular bars to eagles, leaves, and stars. (Web site)


  1. Rank insignia is worn centred on the forearm of the service dress tunic; on other uniforms it is worn on slip-ons affixed to epaulets.
  2. The insignia is worn as a patch upon the sleeve on the Class A service coat and other dress uniforms. (Web site)


  1. General officers wear their regimental distinctive insignia (RDI) on the black pullover sweater. (Web site)
  2. A good site to learn more about military roundels, flags in general, and the evolution of various national insignia is Flags of the World.

Formal Insignia

  1. By analogy, the term Regalia is also applied, technically improperly, to formal insignia in other contexts, such as academic regalia. (Web site)
  2. Regalia is Latin plurale tantum for the privileges and the insignia characteristic of a Sovereign. (Web site)
  3. The unit's formal insignia is a black hound's head set against an inverted red triangle.


  1. The German Bundeswehr, including the German Army and German Navy, uses a geometrical design reminiscent of the Odal rune as part of its rank insignia.
  2. Here are some other examples of a variety of skull insignia used by other Nazi organizations or the Nazi-led German Wehrmacht of WWII. (Web site)


  1. Their insignia is a laurel wreath, usually colored green on a gold background.
  2. The current US Army Enlisted Rank Insignia uses gold chevrons on dark green background to identify rank. (Web site)


  1. Junior enlisted personnel are broken up into five definable groups with colored insignia stripes designating with which group they belong. (Web site)
  2. Furthermore, the current insignia began to evolve as colored squares on gold bars. (Web site)


  1. The system of ranks and their insignia were finally simplified in August 1920, by War Department Circular No. (Web site)
  2. This insignia or logo is usually referred to as a roundel since most countries use a circular shape for their symbol.

Unit Insignia

  1. Distinctive Unit Insignia are currently worn on the beret flash and the Army Green service uniform (Class A uniform) epaulets.
  2. Once a distinctive unit insignia is approved it is change only when a heraldic or historical error is found. (Web site)
  3. A Distinctive Unit Insignia (DUI) is a metal heraldic device worn by soldiers in the United States Army. (Web site)
  4. The other typical insignia of most of these prelates, but not all, is the mitre. (Web site)
  5. By regulation, it has since 1902 been the insignia of the medical branch of the U.S. army. (Web site)


  1. Every regiment and corps has its own distinctive insignia, such as cap badge, beret and stable belt. (Web site)
  2. This originated the use of distinctive unit insignia (more commonly called unit crests) to identify an individual soldier with his regiment. (Web site)
  3. Soldiers wear a wide assortment of insignia, ribbons, medals,badges, tabs and patches. (Web site)
  4. From 1928 the latter was replaced with the rank of Brigadier with the rank insignia used to this day. (Web site)
  5. From 1871, the rank of Ensign (Cornet in cavalry regiments) was replaced with the rank of Second Lieutenant, which had no insignia.


  1. This image shows a flag, a coat of arms, a seal or some other official insignia.
  2. DUIs may also be called " distinctive insignia" (DI), a "crest" or a "unit crest" by soldiers or collectors. (Web site)
  3. Sometimes two centuries of history are condensed into symbolism for distinctive unit insignia. (Web site)
  4. This includes a description of the escutcheon (shield), the crest, and, if present, supporters, mottoes, and other insignia. (Web site)
  5. Unit designations, numerals, letters, geographical outlines, reproductions of other insignia will not be included as part of the design. (Web site)


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