The Engineer Castle

January 2006
Engineer;Jan-Mar2006, Vol. 36 Issue 1, preceding p1
Trade Publication
The article presents a long time symbol used by the Army Corps of Engineers, the medieval castle. It is inseparably connected with architecture and was officially adopted by the Army that the castle will appear on the Corps of Engineers epaulets and belt plate in 1840. West Point Cadets that are part of the Corps of Engineers followed afterwards and wore the castle in their cap. The castle has remained a distinctive symbol of the Corps of Engineers, although its design has changed many times.


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