Collection of Army Branch insignias


Branches of the Colorado Army National Guard


Commissioned officers in all of the National Guard's career fields hold positions of tremendous authority. They are proven leaders, willing to accept challenges, make important decisions and take on great responsibility.

As a basic branch officer, you'll choose a career in one of the following areas:

Combat Arms Branches

 Infantry branch insignia
An infantry officer is responsible for leading and controlling the infantry and combined armed forces during land combat.

Special Forces branch insignia
  Special Forces
A Special Forces Officer best of the best and operate behind enemy lines on a path that offers unmatched excitement, variety and satisfaction while leading small elite teams. 

Field Artillery branch insignia
  Field Artillery
The Field Artillery Branch is responsible for neutralizing or suppressing the enemy by cannon, rocket and missile fire, and for overseeing the combined use of all fire support.

Air Defense Artillery branch insignia
  Air Defense Artillery
Air defense artillery officers are experts in air defense tactics, techniques and procedures, and leaders in air defense operations.

Aviation branch insignia
Aviation officers are expert aviators first, overseeing aviation operations from maintenance to control tower operations to domestic and combat missions.
Engineers branch insignia   Corps of Engineers
Engineer officers help the Army and the nation build structures, develop civil works programs and work with natural resources, as well as provide combat support.


Combat Support Branches

Signal Corps branch insignia            Signal Corps
Signal Corps officers are experts in installing, operating and maintaining all aspects of the Guard's communication, data and information systems and services.  
    Cyber corps branch insignia   Cyber Corps
The Army’s frontline of defense against hackers, data breaches and network intrusion. They are responsible for maintaining and advancing Army readiness and technological superiority efforts in the midst of changing threats, cyberspace terrain and technology.
 Military Police branch insignia
  Military Police Corps
Military Police (MP) officers oversee area security, law and order, police intelligence and maneuver support in peacetime and combat, plus internment and resettlement.
     Military Intelligence branch insignia   Military Intelligence Corps
Military intelligence officers are always out front, providing essential intelligence and information about the enemy, terrain and weather conditions.
Chemical Corps branch insignia
  Chemical Corps
Chemical officers are experts in nuclear, biological and radiological defense and warfare, and homeland protection. They also lead chemical units in combat support.


Combat Service Support Branches

   Adjutant general corps branch insignia       Adjutant General Corps
An adjutant general officer is responsible for overseeing Soldiers' general welfare and well-being. Duties are similar to those of human resources executives. 
Logistics branch insignia   Logistics Corps
Logistics Corp mission is to enable a ready Army by providing and overseeing integrated logistics policies, programs, and plans in support of Sustainable Army Readiness.
Transportation branch insignia   Transportation Corps
Transportation officers specialize in vehicles and transport procedures, leading transportation operations and movement of troops and supplies during land combat.
        Ordnance branch insignia    Ordnance Corps 
Ordnance officers are responsible for ensuring that weapons systems, munitions, vehicles and equipment are ready and in perfect working order at all times.
 Quartermaster branch insignia   Quartermaster Corps
Quartermaster officers oversee availability and function of materials and systems from food, water and petroleum to parachute maintenance and general equipment repair.


Specialty Careers Army Medical Department (AMEDD)

Medical branch insignia
                 Physicians,  Dentists,  Nurses,  Physicians Assistants, Health Services Officer, Social Workers, Clinical Psychologists
     - To see a list of AMEDD recruiting incentives, click here

There are many reasons to choose a career as a health care professional in the Colorado Army National Guard. Whether you are involved in direct patient care, research, disease prevention, or allied health care fields the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) has an abundance of opportunities. The Army Health Care Team is one of the largest comprehensive systems of health care in the country. 


Judge Advocate General (JAG)

JAG branch insignia      Judge Advocates have provided professional legal service to the Army for over 200 years. Since that time the Corps has grown dramatically to meet the Army's increased need for legal expertise. Today, approximately 1500 attorneys serve on active duty while more than 3,000 Judge Advocates find rewarding part-time careers as members of the U.S. Army Reserve and Army National Guard. 


Chaplain and Chaplain Candidates

Chaplain branch insignia         Reflective of our State and Nation, we are men and women from diverse religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. We are both seasoned veterans of the Corps and also relative newcomers to the Chaplaincy. Many of us also serve the citizens of our State and Nation as civilian clergy and institutional Chaplains. We bring the full spectrum of life experience into our role as Chaplains.  

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