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U.S. Army Acquisition Corps, collar insignia
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U.S. Army Acquisition Corps, collar insignia

A gold color metal device 1 inch (2.54 cm) in height overall consisting of the Alpha and Omega interlaced, superimposed by an eagle’s head erased, all enclosed around the top with a gold tripartite scroll inscribed “INNOVATION” “EXCELLENCE” “DEDICATION” in incised letters; around the bottom entwined by the scroll ends are two laurel branches crossed at base all gold.

The Greek letters, “Alpha” and “Omega” are interlaced to indicate the intricate and continuous acquisition process. The eagle, our National symbol, represents vigilance and military preparedness. Gold is emblematic of excellence and high ideals. Laurel symbolizes honor and achievement.

The G-1 approved the development of a collar and regimental insignia for Career Management Field 51 on 15 October 2007. The insignia was authorized on 8 January 2008. The collar insignia is worn by enlisted personnel only.

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U.S. Army Acquisition Corps, emblem (seal)
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U.S. Army Acquisition Corps, emblem (seal)

The Greek letters, "Alpha" and "Omega," are entwined to indicate the intricate and continuous acquisition process. The eagle, our National symbol, represents vigilance and military preparedness. Black alludes to dependability and solidarity while gold and silver (white) are used to signify excellence and integrity. Laurel symbolizes honor and achievement.

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U.S. Army Acquisition Corps, regimental insignia
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U.S. Army Acquisition Corps, regimental insignia

A gold color metal and black enameled device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) overall consisting of a black disc bearing the Alpha and Omega interlaced, overall between two laurel branches crossed in base with a sword superimposed on each all entwined by a riband, an eagle’s head erased, all gold. Attached across the bottom is a black scroll doubled and inscribed with “PACTUM EXCELLO” in gold.

Black and gold are the dominate colors of the U.S. Army Acquisition Corps emblem. The Greek “Alpha” and “Omega” are adapted from the organization’s emblem and symbolize the intricate continuous acquisition process and mission. The eagle, our National symbol, represents vigilance and military preparedness. Black alludes to dependability and solidarity, while gold signifies excellence and high ideals. Laurel symbolizes honor and high achievement and the swords represent protection, service and support to mission accomplishment. “Pactum Excello” is Latin for “Contracting Excellence” and refers to Acquisition soldiers performing contracting operations and functions in support of the soldier.

The regimental insignia may be worn by soldiers awarded Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 51C.

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U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center, distinctive unit insignia (left) U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center, distinctive unit insignia (left)

A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inch (2.86cm) in height consisting of a black background enclosed by a tripartite gold scroll inscribed "INNOVATION EXCELLENCE DEDICATION" in red at top and by two green crossed laurel branches at bottom and charged with an eagle's head in proper colors. The insignia is worn in pairs.

Symbolism: Black, white and yellow are the colors of the U.S. Army Acquisition Corps emblem. The eagle, our National symbol, represents vigilance and military preparedness. Laurel symbolizes honor and achievement.

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the U.S. Army Acquisition Executive Support Agency on 3 December 1998. It was amended to be worn in pairs on 20 October 1999. The insignia was redesignated retroactive to 1 October 2002, for the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center.

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U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center, shoulder sleeve insignia U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center, shoulder sleeve insignia

A black truncated equilateral triangle with a 1/8 inch (.32cm) yellow border 3 inches (7.62cm) in height overall charged with a Greek "Alpha" interlaced by a yellow Greek Omega.

Symbolism: Black, white and yellow are the colors of the U.S. Army Acquisition Corps emblem. The Greek "Alpha" and "Omega" are adapted from the organization's emblem and symbolize the intricate and continuous acquisition process and mission.

The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the U.S. Army Acquisition Executive Support Agency on 3 December 1998. It was redesignated retroactive to 1 October 2002, for the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-840)

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