1st Signal Command (United States)

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1st Signal Command
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
Active 25 April 1967 – March, 1969
Country United States
Allegiance Regular Army
Branch U.S. Army
Current Status Inactive
Signal Corps Colors Orange and white

The 1st Signal Command is a former unit of the United States Army and was based at Fort Riley.

Heraldic items[edit]

Shoulder sleeve insignia[edit]

  • Description: On an orange disc within a 18 inch (0.32 cm) white border 2 38 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.
  • Symbolism:
  1. 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.
  2. The white rings refer to the emanating effect of transmitting radio waves through space.
  3. The single lightning flash (1) further distinguishes the 1st Signal Command.
  4. Orange and white are colors used by the Signal Corps.
  • Background: The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 24 July 1968.

Distinctive Unit Insignia[edit]

  • None approved.


  • Constituted 19 April 1967 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Signal Command.
  • Activated 25 April 1967 at Fort Riley, Kansas.
  • Inactivated March, 1969 at Fort Riley.


Campaign Participation Credit[edit]

  1. None


  1. None.


  • No published histories.