US Department of Veterans Affairs

Available Emblems of Belief

If your loved one served in any of the United States Armed Forces, they may qualify to receive a bronze plaque or emblem for placement on a grave marker or monument. Click here for more details.

Veterans' memorials usually include a single symbol or design called an "Emblem of Belief". This can be a religious symbol like a cross or Star of David, or another non-religious symbol. There are currently 67 emblems approved by the VA. They can also be used for any memorial, veteran or not.

Latin Cross
Latin Cross
Dharmachakra
Dharmachakra
מָגֵן דָּוִד - Star of David
מָגֵן דָּוִד - Star of David
Presbyterian Cross
Presbyterian Cross
Russian Orthodox Cross
Russian Orthodox Cross
Lutheran Cross
Lutheran Cross
Episcopal Cross
Episcopal Cross
Flaming Chalice
Flaming Chalice
Cross and Flame
Cross and Flame
Patriarchal Cross
Patriarchal Cross
Angel Moroni
Angel Moroni
Tipi insignia
Tipi insignia
Serbian Orthodox Cross
Serbian Orthodox Cross
Greek Cross
Greek Cross
9-Pointed Star
9-Pointed Star
Atomic Whirl
Atomic Whirl
Star and Crescent
Star and Crescent
ॐ - Om
ॐ - Om
金光教 - Konkōkyō
金光教 - Konkōkyō
Child with Lamb and Lion
Child with Lamb and Lion
Winged Heart
Winged Heart
Plum Blossom
Plum Blossom
生長の家 - Seichō no Ie badge
生長の家 - Seichō no Ie badge
世界救世教  Izunome Cross
世界救世教 Izunome Cross
Teaching Symbol
Teaching Symbol
Cross and Triangle
Cross and Triangle
Agnus Dei
Agnus Dei
EK symbol
EK symbol
Chalice and St. Andrew Cross
Chalice and St. Andrew Cross
Fourfold Gospel symbol
Fourfold Gospel symbol
Cross Triumphant
Cross Triumphant
Happy Human
Happy Human
Presbyterian Seal
Presbyterian Seal
出雲大社教 -  Izumo taishakyō
出雲大社教 - Izumo taishakyō
8-Petaled Lotus
8-Petaled Lotus
ਖੰਡਾ - Khanda
ਖੰਡਾ - Khanda
Pentacle
Pentacle
LCMS Cross
LCMS Cross
NAC Cross
NAC Cross
Seventh-day Adventist symbol
Seventh-day Adventist symbol
Celtic Cross
Celtic Cross
Armenian Cross
Armenian Cross
فروهر‬‎ - Farahavar
فروهر‬‎ - Farahavar
Cross in the Star of David
Cross in the Star of David
כֹּהֵן - Kohen Hands
כֹּהֵן - Kohen Hands
Catholic Celtic Cross
Catholic Celtic Cross
Cross and Crown
Cross and Crown
Medicine Wheel
Medicine Wheel
∞ Lemniscate
∞ Lemniscate
5-Pointed Star
5-Pointed Star
Luther Rose
Luther Rose
Landing Eagle
Landing Eagle
Four Directions
Four Directions
Nazarene Logo
Nazarene Logo
Mjǫllnir
Mjǫllnir
Unification Seal
Unification Seal
Sandhill Crane
Sandhill Crane
Church of God logo
Church of God logo
Pomegranate
Pomegranate
מְנוֹרָה - Menorah
מְנוֹרָה - Menorah
鳥居 - Torii
鳥居 - Torii
Gye Nyame
Gye Nyame
Sacred Heart
Sacred Heart
Maltese Cross
Maltese Cross
Awen
Awen
WELS Cross
WELS Cross
PNCC symbol
PNCC symbol