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Airborne Beret Flash
and
Background Trimmings

United States
Airborne Beret Flashes
and
Background Trimmings

Reference Catalog
By
Albert A. Goulet


Airborne or special operations units on jump status are
authorized
Beret Flashes and Background Trimmings (Ovals)
under the provisions of paragraph 28-31, AR 670-1.
Divisions, brigades, groups, regiments, battalions and
separate
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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.


New

Airborne Beret Flashes
 
Eagles of War has an ongoing project with the three major embroidery
companies; as The Institute of Heraldry approves the
New Airborne Beret Flashes they will send us them in Full Color.

We are not trying to be the first on the block with the
New Airborne Beret Flashes, but the first to have the correct
Background Trimmings (Ovals)  that The Institute of Heraldry approved!!
 
Made in the United States of America!!

Note: We will list the Airborne Beret Flashes
as soon as they become available!!

  Attention New Units

Units with a New Airborne Beret Flashes;
TIOH will prepare a proposed design and forward it to the unit for concurrence.  
Eagles of War can help with the proposed design with the
Units History, Lineage and Honors Information.

After the unit commander approves the design,
TIOH will prepare a manufacturing drawing and authorization letter for the insignia.

Eagles of War can provide the Units / Commanders with a price quote and the information on how to obtain the insignia through local purchase procedures.

Recently approved Airborne Beret Flashes are not in the supply system. 

Resupply of Airborne Beret Flashes should be obtained through the supply system if
they are in stock. Airborne Beret Flashes not in the supply system may be obtained
through local purchase procedures.

 

Wanted To Buy!!!
Have 20 or more!!
Call Albert @ 1-800-825-5998
Information & Plaques
Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!


Special Troops Battalion,
1st Brigade Combat Team,
82nd Airborne Division
 
 
 

Beret Flash

Description

A shield-shaped embroidered item with a semi-circular base 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in height and 1 7/8 inches (4.76 cm) in width overall divided diagonally from upper right to lower left teal blue over ultramarine blue edged with an inner 1/8 inch (.32 cm) teal blue border and an outer 1/4 inch (.64 cm) yellow border.  The beret flash was approved on 23 December 2010.  (TIOH Dwg. No. A-4-265)

Background Trimming


Description

An ultramarine blue oval-shaped embroidered item 1 3/8 inches (3.49 cm) in height and 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width overall edged with an inner 1/8 inch (.32 cm) teal blue border and a yellow 1/4 inch (.64 cm) outer border.   The background trimming was approved on 23 December 2010.  (TIOH Dwg. No. A-6-291) 

 
240th Medical Detachment
 
 

Beret Flash

Description

A shield-shaped embroidered item with a semi-circular base 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in height and 1 7/8 inches (4.76 cm) in width overall consisting of a blue and maroon background divided horizontally, surmounted by a white lozenge edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border.  The beret flash was approved on 23 December 2010. 
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-4-262)

Background Trimming


Description

An oval-shaped embroidered item 1 3/8 inches (3.49 cm) in height and 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width overall consisting of a blue and maroon background divided horizontally, surmounted by a white lozenge edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border.  The background trimming was approved on 23 December 2010. 
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-6-288) 

 
274th Medical Detachment
 
 

 

Beret Flash

Description

A black shield-shaped embroidered item with a semi-circular base
2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in height and 1 7/8 inches (4.76 cm) in width
overall, divided diagonally from upper right to lower with a
1/8 inch (.32 cm) red thunderbolt; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border. 
The beret flash was approved on 23 December 2010. 
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-4-263)

Background Trimming


Description

A black oval-shaped embroidered item 1 3/8 inches (3.49 cm) in height and 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width overall, divided diagonally from upper right to lower left
with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) red thunderbolt; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border.  The background trimming was approved on 23 December 2010. 
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-6-289)

 
541st Medical Detachment
 
 

 

Beret Flash

Description

A maroon shield-shaped embroidered item with a semi-circular base 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in height and 1 7/8 inches (4.76 cm) in width overall bearing five 1/8 inch (.32 cm) diagonal stripes, yellow, maroon, yellow, maroon, yellow, from upper right to lower left; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border.  The beret flash was approved on 23 December 2010.  (TIOH Dwg. No. A-4-266)

Background Trimming


Description

A maroon oval-shaped embroidered item 1 3/8 inches (3.49 cm) in height and 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width overall bearing five 1/8 inch (.32 cm) diagonal stripes, yellow, maroon, yellow, maroon, yellow, from upper right to lower left; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border.  The background trimming was approved on 23 December 2010.  (TIOH Dwg. No. A-6-292) 

 
759th Medical Detachment
 
 

 

Beret Flash

Description

A shield-shaped embroidered item with a semi-circular base 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in height and 1 7/8 inches (4.76 cm) in width overall, divided diagonally from upper right to lower left maroon over black with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) silver gray line separating the two divided areas; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border.  The beret flash was approved on 23 December 2010.  (TIOH Dwg. No. A-4-264)

Background Trimming


Description

An oval-shaped embroidered item 1 3/8 inches (3.49 cm) in height and 2 1/4 inches (5.72 cm) in width overall, divided diagonally from upper right to lower left, maroon over black with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) silver gray line separating the two divided areas; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border.  The background trimming was approved on 23 December 2010.  (TIOH Dwg. No. A-6-290) 

 
Information & Plaques
Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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