By Terence Wise
This article through Terence clever explores a number of the attention-grabbing peoples who comprised the traditional armies of the center East: the Sumerians, who have been the 1st to introduce using bronze into battle, and have been centuries prior to the Egyptians within the use of the wheel вЂ“ The Akkadians, whose citizen military was once composed virtually solely of sunshine troops вЂ“ The Babylonians, whose humans have been granted land in go back for military provider вЂ“ the horned warriors of the Elamites вЂ“ the Egyptians, with thier heavy spearmen and archers вЂ“ the tribal and warlike Libyans вЂ“ Nubians and Ethiopians вЂ“ Hyksos вЂ“ the armies of the Hittite Empire вЂ“ the ocean humans and others.
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In 1851, the pompon on the caps of all members of the staff corps consisted of the lower two-thirds in buff and the upper third of the color of the corps. Light or saxony blue was used for the Quartermaster Department. In 1884, the color buff was adopted which is presently used. Light blue is still used as the secondary color on flags for Quartermaster units. Birthday: 16 June 1775. The Quartermaster Corps, originally designated the Quartermaster Department, was established on 16 June 1775. While numerous additions, deletions and changes of functions have occurred, its basic supply and service support functions have continued in existence.
Attached below the device is a gold scroll inscribed "SUPPORTING VICTORY" in black. The original regimental insignia was all gold and approved on 31 March 1986. The design was changed on 7 June 1994 to add color to the insignia. Regimental Coat of Arms: The coat of arms appears on the breast of a displayed eagle on the regimental flag. The coat of arms is: Buff, a chevron Azure between a short sword point down bendwise sinister surmounted by a helmet contoume Argent, a bundle of arrows Sable surmounted by a garb Or, and a quill bendwise of the third surmounted by a key wards to base bendwise sinister of the fifth.
Public Affairs Plaque Regimental Insignia: There is no regimental insignia for Public Affairs. Personnel assigned to Public Affairs are affiliated based on their assigned branch. Flag and Guidons: There are no battalion size public affairs units. Accordingly, there are no flags for public affairs units. The public affairs collar insignia is used on the guidons for public affairs detachments. Colors: Since the public affairs functions are multi-branch, teal blue (branch unassigned) is the color used on the plaque and guidons.
Ancient Armies of the Middle East by Terence Wise