VI Corps, US Army

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VI CORPS, US ARMY


Coat of arms (crest) of the VI Corps, US Army

Official blazon

On a blue disc 2 1/4 inches (5.72cm) in diameter, a white Arabic numeral "6", 1 1/2 inches (3.81cm) in height, the elements 1/4 inch (.64cm) in width.

Origin/meaning

The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the VI Corps via telegram on 1 Jan 1919 and officially announced on 21 Jun 1922. The shoulder sleeve insignia was redesignated for the VI U.S. Army Corps on 21 Jan 1958. A distinctive unit insignia was not approved for the VI U.S. Army Corps.

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