United States Army Signal Corps

U.S. Army's branch for communications and information systems / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The United States Army Signal Corps (USASC) is a branch of the United States Army that creates and manages communications and information systems for the command and control of combined arms forces. It was established in 1860, the brainchild of Major Albert J. Myer, and had an important role in the American Civil War. Over its history, it had the initial responsibility for portfolios and new technologies that were eventually transferred to other U.S. government entities. Such responsibilities included military intelligence, weather forecasting, and aviation.

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United States Army Signal Corps
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U.S. Army Signal Corps coat of arms
Active3 March 1863 – present
CountryFlag_of_the_United_States.svg United States
BranchFlag_of_the_United_States_Army.svg United States Army
Garrison/HQFort Eisenhower, Georgia, U.S.
Motto(s)Pro Patria Vigilans
(English: Watchful for the Country)[1]
Corps colorsOrange and white
Anniversaries21 June 1860
Engagements
Commanders
42nd Chief of Signal and Signal School CommandantBrig. Gen. Paul D. Howard
25th Regimental Command Sergeant MajorCommand Sgt. Maj. Linwood E. Barrett
Notable
commanders
BG Albert J. Myer
BG Adolphus Greely
Insignia
Branch insigniaRepresenting Myer's "Wigwag".
Regimental insigniaUSArmySigCorRegInsignia.png
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