The Imperial Eagle, seen on the metal gate

The Imperial Eagle is the national symbol of the United States Empire.

Symbolizing the Empire's desire for exploration and peaceful expansion, the Imperial Eagle is imposed over the national Stars & Stripes flag and forms a part of the Section 8 unit logo.

The Imperial Eagle is also featured prominently on the USIF Captain's Powered Assault Armor, and on the Sergeant, Captain, and General rank pauldrons.

US Armored Infantry

A golden Imperial Eagle can be seen on the Armored Infantryman's pauldron, imposed over the Stars & Stripes flag