1st Signal Command (United States)
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|1st Signal Command|
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
|Active||25 April 1967 – March, 1969|
|Signal Corps Colors||Orange and white|
Shoulder sleeve insignia
- Description: On an orange disc within a 1⁄8 inch (0.32 cm) white border 2 3⁄8 inches (6.0 cm) overall, three white rings graduating in size and having a common tangent at the base, the smallest circle surrounding a blue roundel all surmounted by a vertical blue lightning flash issuing from lower border and extending to top border.
- The blue lightning streak on target symbolizes the 1st Signal Command's ability to carry on all functions of its mission with speed and accuracy.
- The white rings refer to the emanating effect of transmitting radio waves through space.
- The single lightning flash (1) further distinguishes the 1st Signal Command.
- Orange and white are colors used by the Signal Corps.
- Background: The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 24 July 1968.
Distinctive Unit Insignia
- None approved.
- Constituted 19 April 1967 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Signal Command.
- Inactivated March, 1969 at Fort Riley.
Campaign Participation Credit
- No published histories.