(a) The distinctive emblem of the Coast Guard shall be as follows:
On a disc the shield of the Coat of Arms of the United States circumscribed by an annulet edged and inscribed “UNITED STATES COAST GUARD 1790” all in front of two crossed anchors.
(b) The emblem in full color is described as follows:
White anchors and white ring all outlined in medium blue (Coast Guard blue), letters and numerals medium blue (Coast Guard blue), white area within ring, shield with medium blue (Coast Guard blue) chief and 13 alternating white and red (Coast Guard red) stripes (7 white and 6 red) with narrow medium blue (Coast Guard blue) outline.
(c) The Coast Guard emblem is intended primarily for use as identification on Coast Guard ensigns, flags, pennants, vessels, aircraft, vehicles, and shore units. It may also be reproduced for use on such items as stationery, clothing, jewelry, etc.
(d) Any person who desires to reproduce the Coast Guard emblem for non-Coast Guard use must first obtain approval from the Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 2nd St. SW., Stop 7000, Washington, DC 20593-7000.