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The CMH Logo

CMH Logo
CMH Logo

The logo is a modern design with classical elements that relate to the historical, educational, and military roots of the organization.


  • Stars—represent the three facets of CMH: publications, museums, and historical services
  • Torch—represents the power of knowledge and educational enlightenment
  • Sword—represents military roots and is a nod to historical artifacts and museum mission of the Center.
  • Book—represents history and education and is a nod to the researchers, authors, librarians, and editors who create the CMH publications.
  • Laurels—represent excellence.
  • Quill—represents “The pen is mightier than the sword.” (Edward Buler-Lytton)