File:2 Infantry Div SSI.svg

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  • Upon a five pointed white star whose points lie in the circumference of an imaginary circle 3-1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in diameter a Native American's head with war bonnet in profile, face red, bonnet blue with outline of feathers in blue.
  • The star to be superimposed upon a black shield, of dimensions such that the points of the star shall lie at a distance of 1/8 inch (.32 cm) from the perimeter.

Symbolism:

  • The star has played an important part in our history from the days of the Colonies to the present time.
  • The Native signifies the first and original American.
  • These devices were originally established by the division to use as vehicle markings and to identify the vehicles as all American.

Background:

  • The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally authorized for the 2d Division on 6 Nov 1918, officially announced by The Adjutant General letter, 21 Jun 1922, amended to correct the description on 7 Nov 1927 and redesignated for the 2d Infantry Division on 1 Aug 1942.

Work of Federal Government

I created this work during the course of my official duties. As a United States Army soldier, it is considered the work of the United States Federal Government, and as such is in the public domain. -- Steven Williamson (HiB2Bornot2B) - talk 20:26, 26 July 2007 (UTC)

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Public domain This image is a work of a U.S. Army soldier or employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain.

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