Overall: 5 3/4 x 4 x 1/8 in. ( 14.6 x 10.2 x 0.3 cm )
sewn: center: "M"
Shield-shaped black felt patch; three red felt chevrons near bottom of patch; connected to the top chevron is a curved red stripe, upon which is perched a white rayon eagle; in the space between the chevron and the stripe is a letter inside circle, flanked on right by four wavy lines.
This patch was worn by a staff sergeant in an Army or Navy corps on the upper left sleeve of his uniform jacket.
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.