TITLE

COMBAT PATCHES AUTHORIZED AT LOWER ECHELONS

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Soldiers;Aug2007, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Army to change its policy on the wear of combat patches as a result of the way soldiers and their units deploy. According to the new guidance, when echelons below company level deploy, soldiers in those units are allowed to wear the combat patch of the lowest-echelon command they deploy with, as long as it is at company level or higher. It cites that soldiers who have earned multiple combat patches used to choose which patch to wear.
ACCESSION #
26265361

 

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