Department of Defense and Military Seals are protected by law from unauthorized use, and these seals may NOT be used for non-official purposes.
There is no substitute for the Department of Defense Seal, and there is no optional graphic that would represent the Department of Defense.
Each Military Service has a Trademark Licensing Program Office that manages its many trademarks, both graphics and word marks. These protected marks may not be used without prior written permission.
Please review Important Information and Guidelines About the Use of Department of Defense Seals, Logos, Insignia, and Service Medals.
Consult the appropriate Military Service Trademark Licensing Program Office below for a written determination regarding your request to use Military Service insignia.
Department of the Army
*Send requests to:
United States Marine Corps
U.S. Marine Corps Trademark & Licensing Program
Headquarters United States Marine Corps
Public Affairs, Room 4B548
3000 Marine Corps Pentagon
Washington DC, 20350-3000
Department of the Navy
Office of Naval Research
Office of Counsel, Code 00CC
ATTN: Trademark Licensing Office
875 N. Randolph Street
Arlington, VA 22203-1995
Office: 703-696-4002 / 703-696-2683
Department of the Air Force
Air Force Public Affairs Agency
ATTN: Air Force Branding and Trademark Licensing
United States Coast Guard
Attn: Terrance Mann
Community Relations Branch
U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
2100 Second Street, SW
Washington, DC 20593-0001
For general information on other limitations for public use, visit http://www.dimoc.mil/resources/limitations.html