UNITED STATES ARMY
NETWORK ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY COMMAND

Network Enterprise Technology Command Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Network Enterprise Technology Command Distinctive Unit Insignia

SHOULDER SLEEVE INSIGNIA

DISTINCTIVE UNIT INSIGNIA

SHOULDER SLEEVE INSIGNIA. Description: On a shield 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in height overall divided diagonally from upper left to lower right with white above and orange below, a globe with gridlines and outlines in orange above and white below and superimposed thereon from upper left to lower right a yellow lightning flash all within a 1/8 inch (.32cm) yellow border.


   
     Symbolism: The colors orange and white are representative of the Signal Corps. The globe indicates the worldwide nature of the communications controlled by the command; the lightning depicts its dynamic and strategic capabilities.


   
     Background: The original insignia was authorized for the US Army Strategic Communications Command on 19 Jun 64; on 31 Aug 64 it was amended to add the words U.S. Army. The unit insignia was redesignated the U.S. Army Communications Command on 18 Oct 84 then redesignated the U.S. Army Information Systems Command on 25 Oct 84 and on 13 Nov 96 redesignated the U.S. Army Signal Command. The shoulder sleeve insignia was redesignated for the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) effective 1 October 2002. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-323)

DISTINCTIVE UNIT INSIGNIA. Description: A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of three gold swords on a black background one vertical and two saltirewise between and encircled by six orange electronic flashes and surmounted by a white globe having gold gridlines, all beneath an arched gold scroll bearing the inscription "VOICE OF THE ARMY" in black letters.


   
     Symbolism: Orange and white are the colors representative of the Signal Corps. The swords are indicative of the military establishment supported by the Command and refer to operational readiness. The globe and electronic flashes, adapted from the shoulder sleeve insignia, symbolize the worldwide aspects of communications and the organizationís dynamic and strategic capabilities.


   
     Background: The insignia was originally authorized for the U.S. Army Strategic Communications Command on 27 Feb 69. It was redesignated for the U.S. Army Communications Command on 18 Oct 73 then redesignated for the U.S. Army Information Systems Command on 25 Oct 84 and on 13 Nov 96 it was redesignated for the U.S. Army Signal Command. The distinctive unit insignia was redesignated for the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) effective 1 October 2002.

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