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56th Information Operations Group (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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56th Information Operations Group (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

Spice up your MacBook, Laptop, Car, Water bottle or any other flat smooth surface with this full color glossy laminated decal. This decal is solvent printed on 6mil vinyl with a 1.5mil layer of laminate to protect from water, UV and scratches. Printed in the USA.

Description/Blazon

A Gold color metal and enamel device consisting of a disc Celeste bearing Mt. Rainier Argent, shadowed of the like (Silver Gray) issuing from a dense forest Vert; all enclosed by a band Azure (Teal Blue) inscribed "DEFENDING" around the top and "MERCURY" around the bottom in Gold letters; between the inscriptions on band, the device is surmounted by a sword, point up and a lightning bolt saltirewise Or.


Symbolism

The Group is a branch immaterial unit with Operations, Intelligence, Communications, Effects Assessment and Command and Control tasks that provide regionally-focused, culturally aware Information Operations support at the Army Service Component Command, Corps, Division and Brigade Combat Team levels of command.  The teal blue of the band symbolizes the branch immaterial, worldwide joint operations of the unit, emphasizing the "Land" aspect of their mission.  The background depicting Mount Rainer represents the unit's foundation in the Pacific Northwest.  The lightning bolt denotes speed and the unit's ability to strike wherever and whenever needed.  The sword denotes the unit's responsibility and ability to defend and protect all forces.


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 11 September 2008.