KANSAS CITY AREA MILITIA

The Meaning of the Unit Insignia

        TO BE WORN ON THE LEFT SLEEVE OF THE CLASS B (DUTY) UNIFORM

                                                                                      Designed in the month of January, 2016.

 

The field of the insignia is in the form of an upright Arrowhead. In the center of the field is a musket towards the point, and a clutch of three arrows facing upwards left, and a tomahawk facing upwards right.  

 

A ribbon is centered where all the components cross, containing "Send Me" in the center, "MM" on the left, and "XIV" on the right.

The Insignia is black on an olive drab field.

 

Symbolism of the Unit Insignia. The Arrowhead shape of the insignia is a symbol for Kansas City.

 

The Musket, central to the Insignia, symbolizes the Unit’s lineage to the original Militia in North America, and our right and duty to bear and train with arms and the martial skills.

 

The Arrows symbolize the first three Companies of the Kansas City Area Militia, the three Key Unit Values of Loyalty, Duty and Honor.

The Tomahawk symbolizes the frontier spirit of the American Militiaman, integrating native survival and scouting skills with the capability for closing with and destroying the enemy.

"Send Me" is the unit motto, signifying the volunteer spirit of the Militia. As a member of the Militia, a person gives of themselves to the Unit and the Community, and puts the needs of both before their own.

MMXIV is the Roman Numeral for the year the Kansas City Area Militia was founded, 2014

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