What is insignia?

  • (noun): A badge worn to show official position.

Insignia

Insignia or insigne pl -nia or -nias (in Latin, insignia is the plural of singular insigne: emblem, symbol, ensign, badge of honor) : a symbol or token of personal power, status or office, or of an official body of government or jurisdiction. An insignia is usually the emblem of a specific or general authority.

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Insignia
... Insignia or insigne pl -nia or -nias (in Latin, insignia is the plural of singular insigne emblem, symbol, ensign, badge of honor) a symbol or token of personal power, status or office, or ... An insignia is usually the emblem of a specific or general authority ... Typical examples of insignia are Badges Cockades Coats of arms and Heraldry Crowns Ensigns Flags of a country or state Military aircraft insignia Military rank and unit ...
Australian Army Officer Rank Insignia - Officer Rank Insignia of The Australian Army
... The insignia worn by officers in the Australian Army use three symbols which are also used in the insignia of the British Army The Star, commonly called a pip, is derived from that ...
150th Cavalry Regiment (United States) - Distinctive Unit Insignia
... Background The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 150th Infantry Regiment on 28 May 1934 ... The insignia was redesignated for the 150th Armor Regiment with the description and symbolism revised effective 1 September 1993 ...
Hellenic Army Officer Rank Insignia
... This article describes the military rank insignia used by the Hellenic Army ... The current insignia date back to the late 1930s, when British-style insignia were adopted ...
Chasu
... The insignia for a Chasu is influenced by the obsolete Marshal of the Soviet Union insignia, superimposing a North Korean national crest upon a Marshal’s insignia star in the shoulder epaulette ... Formerly, insignia for such rank holders was the Emblem of North Korea until the present insignia was released in 1985 ...