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US Army Medical Research and Material Command

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US Army Medical Research and Material Command

5 February 1979 - 1994

Re-designated:  Medical Research and Material Command in 1994

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia (SSI):  

Symbolism: The flames symbolize the benefits and advancements in medicine brought about by the efforts of research and development. The unsheathed sword signifies the command's past role in a combat area and the continual ability to function in a combat mode through readiness. The single serpent indicates that the medical research program is limited to those problems which are unique to the military. The spherical segment denotes the worldwide activities of the command. The hexagon alludes to the symbol used in chemical formulas for the structure of matter. Gold (yellow) is symbolic of achievement.