United States Army Military Police Regimental Corps Crest
Criteria: The Military Police Regimental Corps Crest is one of the Army's 14 Regimental Corps Crest insignias. The Regimental Corps Crest signifies each service member's unique regiment and is worn over the right breast pocket on the Class A uniform. The fasces is an ancient symbol of authority related to a Roman magistrate. The balance is symbolic of equal justice under law and the key signifies security. The sword represents the military.,while the crossed pistols are the symbol of the Military Police Corps mission: to uphold the law and to keep order. Green and yellow are the colors associated with the Military Police Corps. The motto "ASSIST PROTECT AND DEFEND" reflects the mission. The regimental insignia was approved for wear on July 3, 1986.
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