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U.S. Army Judge Advocate General (JAG), branch insignia U.S. Army Judge Advocate General (JAG), branch insignia

A gold color sword and pen crossed and superimposed on a laurel wreath, 11/16 inches in height.

In May 1890, "a sword and pen crossed and wreathed, embroidered in silver" was originally adopted for wear by officers of the Judge Advocate General's Department. In 1899, the color was changed to gold. The pen represents the recording of testimony and the sword symbolizes the military character of the Corps. The wreath is symbolic of honor. The enlisted branch of service insignia was authorized on 4 August 1967.

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U.S. Army Judge Advocate General (JAG), branch plaque
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U.S. Army Judge Advocate General (JAG), branch plaque

The plaque design has the branch insignia, letters, and rim in gold. The background is dark blue.

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U.S. Army Judge Advocate General (JAG), regimental coat of arms U.S. Army Judge Advocate General (JAG), regimental coat of arms

The coat of arms appears on the breast of a displayed eagle on the regimental flag. The coat of arms is: Azure (dark blue), a wreath of laurel surmounted by a sword point to base in bend surmounted by a quill in bend sinister Or within an Orle Argent. The coat of arms was approved on 22 August 1986. The regimental flag is dark blue with white fringe.

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U.S. Army Judge Advocate General (JAG), regimental insignia U.S. Army Judge Advocate General (JAG), regimental insignia

A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches in height consisting of a shield blazoned as follows: Argent, an escutcheon Azure (dark blue) charged with a wreath of laurel surmounted by a sword point to base in bend surmounted by a quill in bend sinister all gold. Attached below the shield is a dark blue scroll doubled and inscribed with the numerals "1775" in silver. The regimental insignia for the Judge Advocate General's Corps was approved 22 August 1986.

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