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What is a regimental distinctive insignia Army?

What is a regimental distinctive insignia Army?

A distinctive unit insignia (DUI) is a metallic heraldic badge or device worn by soldiers in the United States Army. The DUI design is derived from the coat of arms authorized for a unit. DUIs may also be called “distinctive insignia” (DI) or, imprecisely, a “crest” or a “unit crest” by soldiers or collectors.

What branch of the Army is logistics?

The U.S. Army Logistics Branch is comprised of full-time and part-time Army officers (Active Duty, Army Reserve, and National Guard) who are functional in the Transportation, Ordnance, and Quartermaster Branches.

Is regimental affiliation required?

(1) All active Army soldiers are required to affiliate with a regiment. Although affiliation is mandatory, the choice of regiment is left up to the individual. Officers who are single-tracked in a Functional Area will affiliate with a regiment associated with their basic combat arms branch.

What do Signal Corps do?

The United States Army Signal Corps (USASC) is a branch of the United States Army that creates and manages communications and information systems for the command and control of combined arms forces. It was established in 1860, the brainchild of Major Albert J. Myer, and had an important role in the American Civil War.

How many regiments are in the US Army?

There are 61 Regular Army infantry regiments and 18 Army Reserve infantry regiments, plus the 1st Special Forces, in the Combat Arms Regimental System. (See Appendix A for listing.)

Where do you put the regimental crest on ASU?

Army Service Uniform, Enlisted, Female Nameplate: Worn 1 to 2 inches above the top button of the coat and centered horizontally on the wearer’s right side. Regimental Crest: Centered ½ inch above the nameplate, or ¼ inch above any unit awards or foreign badges that are worn.

What is a regimental crest?

The Regimental Corps Crest signifies each service member’s unique regiment and is worn over the right breast pocket on the Class A uniform.

Who can wear combat service identification badge?

The Combat Service Identification Badge is worn on the lower right pocket for male soldiers and on the right side parallel to the waistline for female soldiers. Soldiers can wear the CSIB on the new blue Army Service Uniform, Class A and Class B.