Issued 07/25/91; Effective 06/21/91; Reviewed Last: In Process
NAO 201-114: NOAA Commissioned Corps Emblem PDF
SECTION 1. PURPOSE.
This Order prescribes the emblem and the approved manner of use for identification of the NOAA Commissioned Corps.
SECTION 2. GENERAL.
The emblem consists of a full globe, topped by a spread eagle, facing dexter (right), the breast of the eagle carrying a shield, and the globe superimposed on crossed fouled anchors. The whole is enclosed within concentric circles, within which is the legend: "NOAA Commissioned Corps - 1917". The emblem is illustrated on page 1.9 of the NOAA Visual Communication Standards Handbook.
SECTION 3. POLICY.
The use of this emblem shall be restricted exclusively to the following:
- on publications or documents relating exclusively to the NOAA Commissioned Corps;
- to identify the NOAA Commissioned Corps as a uniformed service;
- in joint-use facilities where the NOAA Commissioned Corps is represented along with other uniformed services; and
- on souvenirs, programs, or placecards at NOAA Commissioned Corps-sponsored activities.
SECTION 4. EFFECT ON OTHER ISSUANCES.
This Order supersedes NOAA Directives Manual (NDM) 68-14, NOAA Commissioned Corps Emblem, dated November 15, 1977.
Office of Primary Interest:
Office of NOAA Corps Operations
Resource Management Staff (NCx4)