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AIDE TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF, ARMY

AIDE TO THE VICE CHIEF OF STAFF, ARMY

Chief of Staff: A shield, 3/4 inch in height, divided from lower left to upper right; the upper part red and the lower part white; a silver five-pointed star surmounted by the Coat of Arms of the United States in gold, between two white five-pointed stars at the top and two red five-pointed stars in base, with a gold color eagle with wings reversed, 1/2 inch in height, placed above the shield.

Vice Chief of Staff: A shield, 3/4 inch in height, divided saltirewise; the upper and lower part white and each side red, a silver five-pointed star surmounted by the coat of army of the United States in gold, between two red stars at the top and two red stars at the bottom, with a gold color eagle with wings reversed, 1/2 inch in height, placed above the shield.

Prior to 1963, Aides to the Chief of Staff wore the same insignia as aides to other generals. On 25 April 1963, the present design of insignia for Aide to the Chief of Staff was approved. Aides to the Vice-Chief continued to wear the same insignia as aides to other generals. On 10 June 1987, the insignia for Aide to the Vice Chief of Staff was approved.

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