Talk:Major (United States)
It doesn't look like an oak leaf. It looks more like a sycamore leaf. Any explanations on the leaf design?
It is not supposed to be a single leaf. It is a cluster of seven oak leaves arranged in a fanned circle. An oak leaf is somewhat diamond or kite-shaped, and that is what the insignia represents. Whomever altered the description to maple leaf should be shot...that's seriously insulting to the US Military. 18.104.22.168 (talk) 06:20, 10 February 2008 (UTC)jgeiger54
Is there actually any reliable source that defines it as oak leaves, preferably something official from the DoD or so. I think it doesn't really look like oak leaves, not even a cluster, which wouldn't be that symmetric. It looks more like chestnut leaves.22.214.171.124 (talk) 09:44, 7 October 2011 (UTC)
I can't provide any reference but I've never heard it called anything but an oak leaf. It is, of course, stylized and so need not exactly resemble an actual oak leaf. Wschart (talk) 18:31, 3 November 2016 (UTC)
WP:LE tag removal
- I removed the wikproject law enforcement tag because of extremely limited LE content. This article fits much beter in the military history wikiprojectEMT1871 16:16, 1 February 2007 (UTC)
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