shoulder flash

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Noun1.shoulder flash - something worn on the shoulder of a military uniform as an emblem of a division etc.
insignia - a badge worn to show official position
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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While the issue of Sri Lankan Military Attache Brigadier Priyanka Fernando attached to the Sri Lankan High Commission in London, who displayed his shoulder flash bearing the national emblem to pro-LTTE protestors in London on February 4, was heating up in the United Kingdom, Sri Lankan Army has recalled him to Sri Lanka.
Arguments in favour of adopting the Kangaroo for the cap badge apply with equal force to the use of the word 'Kangaroo' on the shoulder flash. The colour scheme makes use of black as used in the beret of the CAC & orange because of the link with Holland in which country the regiment has been formed.
On a hook hangs his old khaki battledress jacket with its Commando shoulder flash.
Fergus Ewing, SNP MSP for Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber, said: 'Anyone can make a mistake but it is a pretty poor show when they can't even get the regiment's shoulder flash right.'
The eagle on the helmet is the shoulder flash of the US 101st Airborne Division, the Screaming Eagles, in which Powell served.
The shoulder flash - a red Jerboah rat - was adopted by 7th Armoured Brigade after its heroic exploits in World War II.
Working dress is a combat jacket adorned with the same shamrock shoulder flash as the regular soldiers wear.
The one major thing I disagree with is the inane statement "They are not going to feel negative sentiment to wear a new infantry brigade group cap badge and shoulder flash on their epaulets."
Today, Mr Holder, from Willenhall, near Wolverhampton, said: "It was my shoulder flash. It was maroon in colour with gold letters that just said 'parachute'.
3Shrug your shoulders - when we meet someone we like, not only do we flash our eyebrows, we also do a shoulder flash.
Nothing, apart from a Union Jack shoulder flash on the front passenger's arm, identifies them.
Does anyone have a shoulder flash of the black cat or the 20th Dagger Div?