10 Cool Different Variations of the Police Badge

10 Cool Different Variations of the Police Badge

Over the years, since the founding of well-known police departments (such as the NYPD), the police badge has changed to reflect the ideals and values of the region over which the department resides. The variations have included different shapes like stars, circles, shields, rectangles, and more. However, one of the most common design elements is the eagle, symbolizing the strength and courage of the town, county, state, and country. The badge helps, and brings together the whole police officer uniform, as seen in this police poster. There is also many different styles to show the rank, or type, of officer.  Below is … Read More

US Army Logo – This We’ll Defend with Duty, Honor & Country

US Army Logo – This We’ll Defend with Duty, Honor & Country

The United States Army was officially established on June 14, 1775. Its leaders combined well-known military traditions with new standards to create an institution that reflected the idea of patriotism. On April 19, 1775, the Battles of Lexington and Concord marked the beginning of the Revolutionary War. This event prompted the Continental Congress to call for the formation of the US Army and rally troops from all thirteen colonies. Known as the Continental Army at the time, the US Army became America’s first national institution. On June 19, the Continental Congress appointed George Washington as the Commander in Chief of … Read More

The Marine Corp Logo – Eagle, Globe, and Anchor

The Marine Corp Logo – Eagle, Globe, and Anchor

Some of the most important pieces of United States Marine Corps history are shown through its logo, seal, and uniform. The emblems, and ornaments that decorate and represent the US Marine Corps was influenced by the designs of the Continental Marines and the British Royals Marines. It’s widely believed that the Marine Corps logo, also known as the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor, has kept its design since 1868. However, there were a few more design changes that were put into effect in the early- to mid-1900s, until it finally came to be design that you see today. The Marine Corps logo … Read More