Shoulder Sleeve Insignia (SSI):
Symbolism: The colors maroon and white, in conjunction with the cross, are indicative of the unit's medical mission. The fleam is a heraldic symbol for a surgical lancet and its form simulates the unit's numerical designation, which is repeated in the shape of the device.
Background: The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 19 October 1978.
Lineage and Honors:
Constituted 21 September 1978 in the regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 7th Medical Command and activated in Germany
Inactivated 15 October 1994
Campaign Participation Credit: