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August 17th ~ Pershing, the 81st Division, and the Cat

It’s August 17th and that means it is Black Cat Appreciate Day, a day that aims to dispel the myths surrounding black cats.

Coincidentally the very first Shoulder Sleeve Insignia patch in the United States Army was designed by the 81st Infantry Division which was organized during World War I at Camp Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina. And their symbol is a Black Wildcat.
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