The NGA Logo has several elements to it. The following is a brief description of what each one symbolizes:
Oak Leaf Branch - Pursuit of knowledge, excellence.
Ring - That the pursuit is never ending.
Star over the Eagle's head - Representative of Christ, our Lord and Saviour, who is The Drill Master who watches over, and guides us.
The Cross - The outward symbol of our corporate dedcation of our drill to Christ.
Eagle - Our National Bird with the head turned toward its left, closest to our heart as we were to wear the emblem, to signify our love for our art.
M1903-A3 crossed rifles with fixed bayonets - Representative of the weapons we use.
Shield over the Weapons - Guardianship; we being the guardians of our art.
13 stripes - Representative of our National Flag that commemorate the original 13 colonies.
Our two part Motto -
From God, Our Talents
Dilectio Artis Nostrae Aeterna (The Love for Our Art, Eternal)