Symbolism The colors yellow, blue, and red are used for the principal combat arms. The forward drive sprocket of a tank symbolizes the striking power and mobility of the armor mission. The blue color is also a reference to the sobriquet of Kentucky as the Blue Grass State, home area of the organization.
Background The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 149th Armor Brigade on 5 March 1973. It was redesignated for the 149th Infantry Brigade Combat Team with the description updated effective 1 September 2006. The insignia was redesignated for the 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade effective 1 September 2008. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-560)
- 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.
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