The Institute of Heraldry

The Institute of Heraldry (TIOH) will do the following:
a. Monitor the Heraldic Quality Control System in accordance with AR 672–8, to ensure heraldic items are
manufactured according to government specifications or purchase descriptions.
b. Provide manufacturers with government-loaned tools and specifications for heraldic items.
c. Authorize the manufacture of heraldic items and issue certificates of authority to manufacture items under the
provisions of AR 672–8.
d. Approve designs for distinctive unit insignia (DUI), regimental distinctive insignia (RDI), and shoulder sleeve
insignia (SSI), as authorized by this regulation.