Ceremony introduces new Virginia National Guard HQs shoulder patch
210930-Z-BN267-0003.JPG Photo By: Cotton Puryear

Richmond, Virginia - The Institute of Heraldry official description indicates the new Joint Force Headquarters - Virginia insignia is “on a blue five-sided polygon tapered and pointed at top, within a 1/8 inch khaki border, a narrow border garnished on the upper and two lower points by a dogwood blossom all in white, overall and upon a wreath of twists alternating white and red, ‘Virtus the genius of the Commonwealth dressed as an Amazon, resting on a spear with one hand and holding a sword in the other; and treading on Tyranny, represented by a man prostrate, a crown falling from his head, a broken chain in his left hand and a scourge in his right’ in khaki.


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