Army Military Police Officer Insignia Badge Pair
Military Police officer insignia are worn on the collars of Army officers.
The insignia is two crossed pistols and is roughly 3/4 inches in height.
Sold as a pair.
Branch Insignia: Two crossed gold color metal pistols 3/4 inch in height.
The insignia was approved in 1922. The old type pistol sometimes referred to as the Harper’s Ferry Pistol (made at the Harper’s Ferry Arsenal), was selected since it is the first American Military pistol and remained the Army model for many years. The parts of this weapon were standardized and interchangeable, thereby marking an advance in arms.
Branch Plaque: The plaque design has the branch insignia, letters, and rim in gold. The background is green.
Regimental Insignia: A gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches in height consisting of a shield blazoned as follows: Vert, a fasces palewise, axe Or and rods Proper (brown), therefore in fess a balance and in saltire overall a key with bow in sinister base and a sword with hilt in dexter base all of the second. The shield is enclosed at bottom and sides by a gold scroll of three folds inscribed “ASSIST PROTECT DEFEND” in green letters and surmounted at the top by two crossed gold pistols. The regimental insignia was approved on 3 July 1986. 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: Vert, a fasces palewise, axe Or and rods Proper (brown); therefore in fess a balance and in saltire overall a key with bow in sinister base and a sword with hilt in dexter base all of the second. The crest (On a wreath of the colors Or and Vert a pair of crossed pistols of the first) is displayed above the eagle’s head. The background color of the flag is green and the fringe is yellow. The coat of arms was approved on 2 May 1986.
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