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175th Medical Brigade

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175th Medical Brigade

California National Guard

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia (SSI):  

Symbolism: The Greek cross is a symbol of aid and assistance. The stylized sunburst represents the present location of the organization at Sacramento, California, referred to as the "Golden City" and the "Golden State." The sun rays are symbolic of healing and good health. White is a color used to represent ability and wisdom. The color scarlet symbolizes courage and dedication.

Lineage and Honors:

Organized and Federally recognized 1 April 1964 in the California Army National Guard at Sacramento as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 175th Medical Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 29 January 1968 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 175th Medical Group

Reorganized and redesignated 1 January 1976 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 175th Medical Brigade

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1977 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 175th Medical Brigade

Home station: Sacramento

Campaign Participation Credit:

None

Decorations:

None