Symbolism The blue background and the bayonets are symbolic of infantry while the position of the bayonets in saltire simulates the numerical designation of the organization.
Background The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 10th Light Division on 7 January 1944. It was redesignated for the 10th Mountain Division and a mountain tab was added on 22 November 1944. The authority to wear the mountain tab was rescinded 29 January 1947. The insignia was redesignated for the 10th Infantry Division on 14 December 1948. It was amended to change the description and symbolism on 15 November 1984. The insignia was redesignated for the 10th Mountain Division on 13 February 1985 and authority given to wear the mountain tab. (TIOH Drawing Number A-1-87)
- Made in the USA to military specs.
- Coyote Tan Hook Fastener backing.
- For wear on Army OCP Uniform.
This item has been manufactured in accordance with applicable Government specifications under The Institute of Heraldry Hallmark Number W-33.