18th Corps Patch

18th Corps Patch

US Army 18th Corps (Airborne) Subdued Patch. New condition

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XVIII AIRBORNE CORPS Shoulder Sleeve Insignia, Patch

Description:

Issuing from the sinister side of a 2 1/4 inch (5.72 cm) white square, flat side up, a blue dragon's head all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) blue border. (The dragon's tongue points to dexter base corner.) Immediately above and touching the insignia a blue arc tab 11/16 inch (1.75 cm) in width, 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in length containing white letters "AIRBORNE" 5/16 inch (2.38 cm) in height.

Symbolism:

The dragon's head is representative of cunning, endurance and ferocity against enemies and is symbolic of the strategy and powerful attack of the Corps.

Background:

The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 18th Army Corps on 15 February 1944. It was amended to change the description and add the airborne tab on 1 May 1950. The insignia was redesignated for the XVIII Airborne Corps on 16 September 1958. (TIOH Drawing Number A-1-73)

 

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