United States Army Branch Insignia
Branch insignia of the United States Army refers to military emblems that may be worn on the uniform of the United States Army to denote membership in a particular area of expertise and series of functional areas. Army branch insignia is similar to the line officer and staff corps officer devices of the United States Navy as well as to the Navy Enlisted rating badges.
Army branch insignia is separate from Army qualification badges in that qualification badges require completion of a training course or school, whereas branch insignia is issued to a service member upon assignment to a particular area of the Army.
... The following insignia are no longer used Branch Insignia Color Dates Description Bureau of Insular Affairs BI Dark blue 1902–1939 A bunch of seven arrows, points up, superimposed on a pair of wings ... Consolidated into Field Artillery Branch 1950} Indian Scouts White and Scarlet Piping 1866–1947 No unique insignia authorized until 1890, at which point Scouts would wear silver ... collar insignia ...
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