shoulder sleeve insignia

noun

Definition of shoulder sleeve insignia

: a distinctive cloth patch worn on the left sleeve of a uniform just below the shoulder seam by individuals assigned to Army divisions, corps, and armies, to Air Force wings, and to other specifically authorized organizations and also worn on the right sleeve by individuals to indicate overseas service with certain units during periods of active operations

called also shoulder patch

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“Shoulder sleeve insignia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shoulder%20sleeve%20insignia. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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