United States Army Psychological Operations Branch Insignia - Officer (Right and Left)
Criteria: U.S. Army Branch Insignia Badges represent a service member's specific field of service. Each soldier - both enlisted and officer - wear their branch insignia badge on their Class A or Army dress blue uniforms denoting their particular skill set. Army branch insignia badges differ from Army qualification badges. Qualification badges require completion of a training course or school, while branch insignia badges are issued to a service member upon being assigned to a particular area of the Army. Enlisted soldiers wear the branch insignia on the left coat lapel, opposite the "U.S." insignia disk, whereas, officers wear the insignia on the lower half of both lapels beneath the "U.S." insignia. Branch insignia were first worn prior to the Civil War in the 1850s by Army personnel.
Officer Note: This particular Officer Branch Insignia Badge is sold in pairs for the right and left side. Officer branch insignia badges do not come with the accompanying "U.S." letters. To purchase the "U.S." letters, add them (Found on the right under Related Products) in the appropriate quantities in addition to the branch insignia badge.