"dc-r" docu center ramstein Dreidimensionale Objekte [DCR2011_0028_04]

Verbandsabzeichen 21st TSC Theater Sustainment Command

Verbandsabzeichen 21st TSC Theater Sustainment Command (dc-r docu center ramstein CC BY-NC-SA)
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SHOULDER SLEEVE INSIGNIA: Description: On a yellow shield with a 1/8 inch (.32cm) blue border 2 9/16 inches (6.51cm) and 2 inches (5.08cm) in width overall, a blue millrind throughout.
Symbolism: The millrind is the iron reinforcement fixed in the center of a millstone to support the stone as it revolves on its axle when grinding wheat. It is used in heraldry as a symbol of support. With the additional reference to wheat, the "staff of life", the millrind stands for the vital and varied support furnished by the organization.
Background: The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved on 11 Feb 1966 for the 1st Support Brigade. On 15 Oct 1976 it was redesignated for the 21st Support Command. (


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H 6,5 cm; B 5 cm

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