Philippine Army Seal Symbol

SAGISAG NG HUKBONG KATIHAN NG PILIPINAS (Philippine Army Seal)

 

CIRCULAR DISC

The gold and white circular discs outlined in black symbolize the unity, the strength, and the determination of the Filipino Nation to achieve the fulfilment of its aspirations and to seek its rightful place with honor among the family of nations
PENTAGON SHIELD

The modified pentagonal shield with a gold border signifies defense – the Army’s primary and ultimate mission. As an instrument of defense, it seeks to contain not only the external aggressors but also strives to destroy internal threats and subversion.
EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE

The red triangular emblem with a white border signifying the Army’s foremost preoccupation with peace, is the historic coat of arms of the Philippine Revolutionary Army. It rest on a field of green symbolic of the verdant land over which it exerts its influence
EIGHT-RAYED SUN

The eight-rayed golden sun represents the first eight provinces that revolted against Spain.
FIVE-POINTED STARS

The three five-pointed gold stars represent the major island groupings: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
ANCIENT LETTER ”K”

At the center of the eight-rayed sun is an ancient Filipino script letter K” which stands for the Katipunan Army raised by Andres Bonifacio in the initial struggles of Philippine independence. The letter “K” is depicted in Baybayin script and in green color.
HUKBONG KATIHAN NG PILIPINAS

The official name of the Philippine Army in Filipino is HUKBONG KATIHAN NG PILIPINAS which is highlighted in black and arranged in circular motif. It is emblazoned in gold circular disc and in Baybayin inspired style of lettering font
COLORS  
RED Symbolizes the valor commonly displayed and the blood unselfishly shed by our people in the defense of the Nation against internal and external threats to our national integrity and honor.
WHITE Symbolizes the pure and lofty ideals of our people which serve to inspire in the PA soldier the dedication, perseverance, and duty to God and country.
GOLD Symbolizes the fervor of our people’s hopes and aspirations for the Nation, the sincerity of purpose, and the intensity with which the pursuit of these goals is made.
GREEN Symbolizes the verdant land and its abundant resources which necessitate the Army’s cherished goals to defend and protect it in order that progress and contentment in an atmosphere of peace, serenity and brotherhood for all shall be achieved.
BLACK Symbolizes the inherent power of our Army forces to conduct operations on land.