Defence Medical General-Inspection, Spain

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DEFENCE MEDICAL GENERAL-INSPECTION, SPAIN

Coat of arms (crest) of the Defence Medical General-Inspection, Spain

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The Cross of Malta symbolises the Medical Service supervised by the General-Inspection. The Order of Malta founded in AD 1099 had both a medical and a military role so the Cross is an apt symbol for Military Medical Services.

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Literature: Heralder, Wikimedia Commons