Eagles Of War Presents...Airborne Beret Flashes, Background Trimmings
and Helmet Patches!!!

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United States
Airborne Beret Flashes, 
Background Trimmings
101st Airborne Division (Air Assault),
Helmet Patches

Reference Catalog
Albert A. Goulet

Airborne or special operations units on jump status are
Beret Flashes and Background Trimmings (Ovals)
under the provisions of paragraph 28-31, AR 670-1.
Divisions, brigades, groups, regiments, battalions and
companies/detachments are entitled to a flash
within their own right.
Airborne units not on jump status (101st Airborne Division) are authorized only the background trimmings.

Request for authorization of the flash or trimming may
be to TIOH approval.
The request must include a copy
of the permanent orders showing
the unit is airborne and a
color design of the insignia requested.
The flash and
background trimmings will not contain design elements
except geometrical divisions or shape.
Flashes and
background trimmings are not available through the supply system.
They may be obtained through local purchase
procedures from manufacturers certified by TIOH.

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