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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia Placement


Soldiers in both basic combat training and advanced individual training who are in one of the following categories may wear organizational shoulder sleeve insignia. This insignia will be worn centered on the left sleeve, 1/2 inch below the top of the shoulder seam on all Army green

uniform coats. Subdued shoulder sleeve insignia will be worn on all field and work uniforms.

  • Army National Guard (ARNG) and Reserve (USAR) trainees are authorized to wear the insignia of their parent ARNG or USAR organization from the start of training.
  • Unit-of-choice trainees are authorized to wear, from the start of training, the insignia of the specific unit for which they enlisted