1st Sustainment Command, US Army

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1ST SUSTAINMENT COMMAND, US ARMY

Arms of 1st Sustainment Command, US Army

(Shoulder Sleeve Insignia)
Arms of 1st Sustainment Command, US Army

(Distinctive Unit Insignia)

Official blazon

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia: On a disc 2 inches (5.08cm) in diameter overall, between a blue center and a 1/8 inch (.32cm) red border, a 9/32 inch (.71cm) white band. Issuing from the white band on a 45 degree diagonal from lower right to upper left, a white arrow, the arrowhead terminating above the center of the blue disc.

Distinctive Unit Insignia: A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height overall consisting of a silver color metal arrow issuing in pale charged with a blue enamel mullet of seven points surmounted by a plate, all within a red enamel scroll inscribed in base “FIRST” in silver color metal letters.


Origin/meaning

The Shoulder Sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 1st Logistical Command on 15 May 1952. It was amended to change the description on 23 January 1968. On 18 February 1971, the insignia was redesignated for the Headquarters and Headquarters Company and Special Troops, 1st Field Army Support Command. The insignia was redesignated for the 1st Field Army Support Command on 4 June 1971. As of 8 September 1972, the insignia was redesignated for the 1st Corps Support Command. The insignia was redesignated for the 1st Support Command on 22 October 1980. It was redesignated for the 1st Sustainment Command with the description updated on 6 April 2006. The Distinctive Unit Insignia was originally approved for the 1st Logistical Command on 19 April 1968. It was redesignated for the Headquarters and Headquarters Company and Special Troops, 1st Field Army Support Command and amended to change the symbolism of the design on 18 February 1971. The insignia was redesignated for the 1st Field Army Support Command on 4 June 1971. On 8 September 1972, it was redesignated for the 1st Corps Support Command. The insignia was approved for the 1st Support Command on 22 October 1980. It was redesignated for the 1st Sustainment Command with the description updated on 6 April 2006.


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Literature: Images from Wikimedia Commons. Information from The Institute of Heraldry, US Army.