This patch is for the 1st Infantry Division of the United States Army, which was nicknamed “The Big Red One” because of its shoulder patch. The 1st Infantry is the oldest division in the U.S. Army, which also gave them the nickname of “The Fighting First”. The First Expeditionary Division, which was later designated the 1st Infantry Division, was constituted on May 24, 1917 in the regular Army.
The Vietnam Veteran Patch features:
- Red numeral one with olive background
- Sizes: 4″ vertical
- Color: Olive & Red