Issued 07/25/91; Effective 06/21/91; Reviewed Last: In Process
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)