Spearhead 3rd Armored Subdued Patch - Iron/Sew On Embroidered Patch. Dimensions: 3.5" Wide x 4" High. NSN: 8845-01-528-7707.
The 3rd Armored Division was an armored division of the United States Army. Also known as the Third Herd, the division was first activated in 1941, and was active in the European Theater of World War II. The division was stationed in West Germany for much of the Cold War, and participated in the Persian Gulf War. Shortly after the Gulf War, the division was deactivated as part of a general drawing down of forces at the end of the Cold War. As of 2009 its strength is officially zero, but it is not inactive.