Military Commands Patches

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Information extracted from the book
"US ARMY PATCHES"
by Barry Jason Stein
Used by permission


Iceland Base Cmd Patch

Iceland Base Cmd
 

Worn from:  August 1941 - September 1941 (Unauthorized).

Worn by elements of the First Marine Brigade and the United States Army.  A polar bear on an iceberg represents Iceland and its geographic location.


Labradore NE Canada Base Cmd Patch

Labrador NE Canada
Base Cmd

Worn from:  4 January 1943 - 1 October 1945.

The design of the insignia, approved in 1943, is of an igloo set upon a white snowfield.  Above the igloo is the aurora borealis (northern lights) seen in the nighttime sky of the command's area.  Red, white, and blue are the national colors.


London Base Cmd Patch

 London Base Cmd

Worn from:  18 October 1942 - 31 August 1945.

The shoulder patch was approved for local wear only.  It depicts Big Ben, the famous London landmark.  Red, white and blue are the national colors both of England and the United States.


1st Svc Cmd Patch

1st Svc Cmd
 

Worn from:  14 October 1941 - 28 November 1941.


1st Svc Cmd 2 Patch

1st Svc Cmd2
 

Worn from:  28 November 1941 - 11 June 1946.

 

2nd Svc Cmd Patch

2nd Sve Cmd

Worn from:  17 July 1941 - 11 June 1946.

Headquarters:  New York, New York.


3rd Sve Cmd Patch

3rd Svc Cmd
 

Worn from:  14 July 1941 - 11 June 1946.

Headquarters:  Baltimore, Maryland.


4th Sve Cmd Patch

4th Svc Cmd

Worn from:  4 July 1941 - 11 June 1946.

Headquarters:  Atlanta, Georgia.


5th Sve Cmd. Patch

5th Svc Cmd

Worn from:  July 1941 - 11 June 1946.

Headquarters:  Columbus, Ohio.



6th Sve Cmd Patch

6th Svc Cmd

Worn from:  10 July 1941 - 11 June 1946.

Headquarters:  Chicago, Illinoia.


7th Sve Cmd Patch

7th Svc Cmd

Worn from:  30 July 1941 - 1 June 1946.

Headquarters:  Omaha, Nebraska.


7th Sve Cmd 2 Patch

7th Svc Cmd2

Worn from:  30 June 1941 - 30 June 1946 (Unauthorized).

Headquarters:  Omaha, Nebraska.

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