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Multi-National Force - Iraq (MNF-I)


Multi-National Force - Iraq (MNF-I), distinctive unit insignia Multi-National Force - Iraq (MNF-I), distinctive unit insignia

A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in width consisting of a rayed disc bearing a seven pointed star superimposed by two crossed scimitars points down in base; overall a human-head winged bull of Mesopotamia, all gold.

Symbolism: The rayed disc symbolizes the sun, optimism and Iraq’s future of reconstruction and the establishment of the democratic way of life. The star represents a vision of unity for the seven peoples of Iraq (Sunni, Shia, Kurd, Turkoman, Assyrian, Yazidi, Armenian) leading to a more secure, prosperous and free future for Iraqis. The crossed scimitars of the insignia recall the partnership between Multinational Forces and Iraqi Security Forces essential to bringing a democratic way of life to Iraq. The colossal statue of the Mesopotamian human-headed winged bull recalls the rich heritage of Iraq and underscores strength and protection for the people of Iraq. Gold is emblematic of honor and high achievement.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 7 January 2005. It was amended to correct the description and symbolism on 18 February 2005. The insignia was amended to change the symbolism on 24 February 2005.

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Multi-National Force - Iraq (MNF-I), emblem
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Multi-National Force - Iraq (MNF-I), emblem

Multi-National Force - Iraq (MNF-I), shoulder sleeve insignia Multi-National Force - Iraq (MNF-I), shoulder sleeve insignia

On a black shield with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) gold border 2 ½ inches (6.35 cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height overall two crossed silver scimitars points down with scarlet grips, superimposed in base by a wreath of palm in proper colors joined at the bottom with three loops of brown twine, overall a gold human-head winged bull of Mesopotamia, all below a gold seven pointed star.

Symbolism: The star represents a vision of unity for the seven peoples of Iraq (Sunni, Shia, Kurd, Turkoman, Assyrian, Yazidi, Armenian) leading to a more secure, prosperous and free future for Iraqis. The crossed scimitars of the insignia recall the partnership between Multinational Forces and Iraqi Security Forces essential to bringing a democratic way of life to Iraq. The palm fronds symbolize peace and prosperity for a new nation. The colossal statue of the Mesopotamian human-headed winged bull recalls the rich heritage of Iraq and underscores strength and protection for the people of Iraq.

The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 7 January 2005. The insignia was amended to change the symbolism on 24 February 2005.

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Multi-National Corps-Iraq (MNC-I), distinctive unit insignia Multi-National Corps-Iraq (MNC-I), distinctive unit insignia

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height blazoned as follows: Argent (Silver Gray), in base two wavy bars Azure below a palm wreath Proper, overall issuing from base a pheon spear Sable, point up.

Symbolism: The red border indicates distinction and valor. The blue wavy bars allude to the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers and Iraq’s title of “the land of two rivers,” the area of operation. The black pheon spear represents military readiness and might. The palm wreath highlights the service of the Multi-National Corp and soldiers, in Iraq.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 14 January 2005.

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Multi-National Corps-Iraq (MNC-I), emblem
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Multi-National Corps-Iraq (MNC-I), emblem

Multi-National Corps-Iraq (MNC-I), shoulder sleeve insignia Multi-National Corps-Iraq (MNC-I), shoulder sleeve insignia

A white oval edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) red border 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in height overall consisting of two blue wavy bars in base, below a green palm wreath, surmounted by a black pheon spear, point up, rising from base throughout.

Symbolism: Red, white and blue are the national colors. The blue wavy bars allude to the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers and Iraq’s title of “the land of two rivers,” the area of operation. The black pheon spear represents military readiness and might. The palm wreath highlights the service of the Multi-National Corps and soldiers, in Iraq.

The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 14 January 2005.

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U.S. Coalition Forces Land Component Command (CFLCC), Operation Iraqi Freedom Emblem U.S. Coalition Forces Land Component Command (CFLCC), Operation Iraqi Freedom Emblem

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