U.S. Army Patch - 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team - Color (pair)

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Item Number: 88032
Alternative ID: 4414420
Product Type:  Military Patch
Size: 2 inch x 3 inch (51mm x 77mm) Shield
Material: Various
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U.S. Army Patch - 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team - Color

The 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, nicknamed the Sky Soldiers, is an airborne infantry brigade combat team of the United States Army based in Vicenza, Italy, and the United States European Command's conventional airborne strategic response force for Europe. 

The 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team ACU patch features a blue cylinder within a white border and a vertical wing in flight, lower end extended and hooked around a bayonet. The bayonet is used to refer to the brigade being borne by the wing alludes to the brigade's airborne status. The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved on 13 May 1963. It was amended to correct the dimensions on 29 July 1963. The insignia was amended to include the tab and update the description on 26 April 2000. It was redesignated for the 173d Airborne Brigade Combat Team on 11 October 2006.

This patch is sold in pairs.

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