XII Corps, US Army

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XII CORPS, US ARMY


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

Official blazon

An old Dutch windmill in orange on a blue shield of the outline of the shield on the seal of the City of New Amsterdam; shield to be approximately 2 1/2 inches (6.35cm) in height.

Origin/meaning

The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally authorized for the 12th Army Corps on 26 October 1923. It was redesignated on 22 January 1959 for the XII U.S. Army Corps. A distinctive unit insignia was not approved for the XII U. S. Army Corps.

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