U.S. Strategic Command Patch :On a shield 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in height overall divided diagonally from upper left to lower right with white above and orange below, a globe with grid lines and outlines in orange above and white below and superimposed thereon from upper left to lower right a yellow lightning flash all within a 1/8 inch (.32cm) yellow border
Symbolism: The colors orange and white are representative of the Signal Corps. The globe indicates the worldwide nature of the communications controlled by the command; the lightning depicts its dynamic and strategic capabilities.
Background: The original insignia was authorized for the US Army Strategic Communications Command on 19 Jun 64; on 31 Aug 64 it was amended to add the words U.S. Army. The unit insignia was re-designated the U.S. Army Communications Command on 18 Oct 84 then re-designated the U.S. Army Information Systems Command on 25 Oct 84 and on 13 Nov 96 re-designated the U.S. Army Signal Command. The shoulder sleeve insignia was re-designated for the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) effective 1 October 2002.