The Patch and Crest

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

 

42RSG PATCH


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.

 


Distinctive Unit Insignia

 

42nd RSG Crest

Description

Left: 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: 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.


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